Yard Pests and Landscaping: What can You do?

Any gardener can tell you that pests, the creepy crawly and the four-legged kind, are the bane of every gardener’s existence. According to Sholom Rosenbloom from Rosenbloom Mosquito Control in Baltimore, some pests are harmful and destructive because they may spread illness to humans, animals, and vegetation. No matter how many garden projects you are working on or how many landscaping ideas you have running around in your head, if pests destroy it all, it’s all for naught. Luckily, there are ways to control the pests in your yard. Read on below for a few of those ways to be revealed.

Professional Pest Control

The undisputed best way to get rid of pests in your garden is to call in San Diego pest control to spray the yard and then treat it on a regular basis for you. Calling in the professionals ensures that not only your yard and garden are pest free but your home as well.

The Natural Way

There are many natural ways out there to keep the pests out of your garden and out of your yard. It has been proven that harsh chemicals not only harm four-legged animals but can harm you and your family as well. Below we will discuss a few of those natural ways.

Coffee Grounds

Coffee is good for something other than giving you that jolt you need to get going in the mornings. Coffee grounds themselves are actually good for your garden and landscape. Not only are they good for your landscape, many creatures hate them and will avoid your yard at all cost.

Strong Smells

Not all pests in yards are of the creepy crawly kind however, there are plenty of four-legged critters out there that will attack your yard as well. In many cases, scents like scented soap and cheap perfume sprayed onto the yard will be enough to stop the animals from eating your garden and tearing up your landscape.

Over the Counter Pesticides

Over the counter pesticides have been known to work as well when it comes to getting pests out of your yard. However, it’s not recommended. Not only do these harsh chemicals hurt the other animals that might wander onto your landscape, they can also hurt your family. On top of that, if you aren’t sure what you’re doing with these pesticides, you can end up doing more harm than good.

Double the Benefits

When you use one of the above methods to get rid of the pests in your yard, then it may stop them from coming into your home as well. Remember, rats, ants, and other critters not only love to destroy landscapes and gardens, they will quickly take up residence in your home if at all possible. Especially in the heat of the summer or the dead of winter.

These are just a few of the things you should know about gardening, your landscape and pests. Remember, that while these other options have been known to work, the best option is to contact local pest control and let them take care of the problem for you, quickly and safely.


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