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Pest Control Columbia MD

No one likes creatures and critters invading their home. Pest control products and specialists will provide the tools to keep your household pest free. Check the listings below for more information on pest control.

CRITTER CONTROL
(410) 740-5500
5501 TWIN KNOLLS ROAD
COLUMBIA, MD
 
ADVANCE PEST CONTROL
(410) 480-7020
5850 Waterloo Rd
Columbia, MD
 
PROFESSIONAL PEST CONTROL INC
(410) 730-6648
PO Box 2609
Columbia, MD
 
ACCUTECH PEST MANAGEMENT
(410) 772-0090
5200 W RUNNING BROOK ROAD
COLUMBIA, MD
 
SAVAGE PEST CONTROL INC
(301) 604-7906
8309 Woodward St
Savage, MD
 
Q PEST CONTROL
(410) 203-2222
6665 DOBBIN ROAD
COLUMBIA, MD
 
ANNAPOLIS PEST CONTROL INCORPORATED
(410) 730-2822
5200 W RUNNING BROOK ROAD
COLUMBIA, MD
 
SOUTHERN PEST CONTROL
(410) 730-1346
9123 Route 108
Columbia, MD
 
ECO-CARE PEST MANAGEMENT CORP
(410) 465-3709
8438 High Ridge Rd
Ellicott City, MD
 
BEE REMOVAL SERVICE
(410) 796-5660
7656 Washington Blvd
Elkridge, MD
 

Home Remodeling Tip: Garden Pest Control

Use Plants to Protect
Garden and Home from Pests

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: water heating
by Jami J. Rodgers

The notion of a pest-free yard is a myth. The fact is garden pests like deer, rabbits, Japanese beetles, and mosquitoes will almost always have the upper hand. They outnumber us, for one thing, and get around better than we do. But choosing wisely what to plant can help level the playing field.

Don't Feed the Animals

Deer are adorable creatures--when they're in your neighbor's yard. The same is true of rabbits. They're quite a bit less cute when they invade your property, as they can devour your entire garden practically overnight. Fortunately there are steps you can take to make your yard less appetizing to these garden pests.

I Can't Eat This!

Flowers such as daffodils, buttercups, and snapdragons are poisonous and will be left alone. Thorny bushes around the perimeter of your yard can help keep deer out (although rose bushes will be treated like candy dispensers). And garden pests also tend to eschew plants with a strong taste or aroma such as rosemary, sage, and lavender.

Stop Bugging Me

Plants can also be used for insect control. Catnip repels a number of insects, including Japanese beetles, aphids, and mosquitoes. It works best if you actually own a cat, since catnip's aroma will be released each time your cat rubs against it, and the cat hair left behind naturally repels rabbits and squirrels. Also co...

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MD Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Office of Plant Industries and Pest Management

50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy.

Annapolis MD, 21401

410-841-5700