We try to keep our home safe for our kids and pets. We dream about summer days where the door never closes - where everyone is running back and forth, full of laughter. The fun comes to a screeching halt when someone finds a tick crawling on themselves, and it sends everyone into a spin making sure they are tick-free.

If you have never found a tick - you are lucky. The rest of us start thinking about Lyme Disease.

This doesn't mean you need to cut down all your trees and pave over your backyard! Between discouraging deer from visiting and planting tick-repellent plants, you can keep ticks out!

We LOVE planting herbs because not only do they help keep ticks

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