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Pest Control Council Bluffs IA

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.

ALL SERVICE PEST CONTROL
(712) 325-4442
PO Box 271
Council Bluffs, IA
 
MELLS GARDEN CENTER
(712) 323-0685
120 S 35th St
Council Bluffs, IA
 
CERTIFIED SERVICES TERMITE
(402) 345-0600
1945 Vinton St
Omaha, NE
 
XTERMINATORS INC
(402) 341-7613
PO Box 3270
Omaha, NE
 
IMPERIAL PEST CONTROL
(402) 451-7771
5511 N 30TH ST
OMAHA, NE
 
GENIE PEST CONTROL
(712) 346-7810
1924 SIXTH AVENUE
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
 
GENIE PEST CONTROL INC
(712) 325-0808
400 N 8th St
Council Bluffs, IA
 
PROFESSIONAL TERMITE & PEST
(402) 346-2604
PO Box 9075 Station C
Omaha, NE
 
ANGELA TULL
(402) 556-6563
332 N 37th St
Omaha, NE
 
ALL STAR PEST CONTROL SERVICE
(402) 572-6076
PO BOX 11043
OMAHA, NE
 

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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IA Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship

Laboratory Division

Henry A. Wallace Building, 1st Floor

Des Moines IA, 50301

515-281-8591