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Keeping Rabbits Away from Your Garden


rabbit in garden

Rabbits can cause havoc to your garden, yet trapping them can be quite tricky given that in many states it’s actually illegal to kill them. So the question begs; how do you keep rabbits away from your garden? Well there is a simple, cheap, easy and organic remedy to the problem of rabbit invasion to your garden. You will need to collect certain apparatus in order to effectively achieve this, According to Scarborough animal control they are:
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How to Control Flying Ants

flying-antsFlying ants usually appear a few days after the rains and they like swarming around windows, light bulbs and the walls outside the house. They can be quite a nuisance especially when they appear in large numbers and this occurs mainly when there is a swarm inside your house. You can also encounter them while working on the yard. How then can we control them?

According to Toronto ant control experts, the simplest and easiest way of dealing with these ants is by use of insect killing spray. Also, you can use insect powders e.g. Borax. Borax is known to be effective in getting rid of any type of ants. All you have to do is to pour the powder around holes, cracks or any other openings where you suspect ants exist. You can also sprinkle it on top of an ant hole if you can spot one. However, if you don’t have either of this two products (insect spray or powder),soap and water will do. Continue reading

Beneficial Insects for Your Garden

arden-insectsGarden plants attract different kinds of insect that range from slugs to aphids. However, before you can think of buying insecticide, it is good to know the type of insects that are in your garden. While the pests destroy your tomatoes and squash, other insects may be beneficial to you. Beneficial insects actually prey on other pests that gardeners detest. Here are some beneficial garden insects.

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How To Prevent Raccoons From Digging Up Your Lawn

raccoon damage to lawn

raccoon damage to lawn

If raccoons are digging up your lawn, then you may be exposed to a variety of problems. The digging not only leave your lawn an ugly, but also puts you at a high risk of contracting certain diseases. Raccoons carry with themselves the diseases rabies and with them in the lawn, you are at a risk of having in encounter with them. If they bite you, you will be exposed to contracting the disease. Raccoons also carry with themselves certain parasites on their body. These also can leave you exposed to disease and also affect the plants in the lawn preventing them from doing well. To prevent all these problems, you need to deter the animals from your lawn as soon as you realise their presence. We asked the foremost experts in raccoon removal in Oakville and below are some of the ways that can help you deal with them. Continue reading