Permethrin

Discussion in 'Michigan Homesteading and Home Improvement' started by blgoose44, May 1, 2018.

  1. blgoose44

    blgoose44

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    Anyone use this around the perimeter of the yard, or yard, for ticks, etc?
    Looking for any tips/advice for it.
    Just want to create a boundary around about an acre. We had quite a few ticks on the kids last year.
     
  2. Scottygvsu

    Scottygvsu

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    I used to use it for earwigs. Sprayed around the foundation and under the siding. Worked great. The problem with any pesticide is that it doesn't discriminate. Try to avoid spraying on blossoming flowers, even dandelions, to help save the bees.
    Fwiw, I've replace chemical pesticides with free range chickens. They make short work of earwigs and ticks.
     
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  3. deepwoods

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    I mix up a batch and spray it around the yard to keep the ticks away. Seems to work well.