Controlling Mosquitoes & Ticks in Your Yard without Pesticides


MGNV - Best Management Practices logoLearn pesticide-free best management practices to control mosquitoes and ticks in your yard and keep them away from you and your family. The presentation will include how to identify mosquitoes and ticks prevalent in this area, their life cycle, how they reproduce, and where they go in the winter. Online class offered by Extension Master Gardeners.

This free online class was offered by Extension Master Gardeners.

Speaker:  Extension Master Gardener Joan McIntyre
Zoom session, June 19, 2020


Video of Presentation

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  • 00:00  Introduction
  • 2:42  Mosquitoes
  • 7:45  Mosquito Lifecycle
  • 23:33  Mosquito Control
  • 41:40  Ticks
  • 49:56  Tick Lifecycle
  • 52:17  Tick-Borne Diseases & Protection [Against Them]
  • 1:08:56  Got Ticks? – Removal & Diseases
  • 1:17:21  Resources

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