Tag: insects

The Ick of Ticks

The Ick of Ticks

As I mentioned before, we share our garden space with numerous visitors.  For some people (and usually me) this can be the icky part of gardening. Is this a mole beneath my daughter’s earlobe? Nope.  It’s a tick! Yes, ticks are back.  We have pulled 

Don’t Bug Me!  A Guide to Mosquito and Tick Bite Prevention

Don’t Bug Me! A Guide to Mosquito and Tick Bite Prevention

Since I started off this week addressing an ailment (the common cold) that is currently impacting our household, I thought I would end the week addressing another of our typical yet bothersome ailments, bug bites. There are probably few spots on planet Earth where the