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Pest Control Hillsboro OR

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.

AMERICAN EXTERMINATION PLUS
(503) 681-9800
2770 Se Tualatin Vly Hwy
Hillsboro, OR
 
OLYMPIC PEST CONTROL
(503) 645-5556
2373 Nw 185th Ave 405
Hillsboro, OR
 
ALOHA PEST CONTROL
(503) 591-0829
3280 SW 170TH AVENUE APARTMENT 1903
ALOHA, OR
 
JOSEPH THE FUMIGATOR LLC
(503) 645-7005
3170 Nw 179th Ave
Portland, OR
 
BEAVER CONSTRUCTION & PEST CONTROL
(503) 645-8314
10750 NW THOMPSON ROAD
CEDAR MILL, OR
 
ARMADILLO RELIABLE HOME INSPECTION AND PEST ELIMINATION
(503) 640-1009
387 NE 18TH AVENUE
HILLSBORO, OR
 
PERMAGON PEST CONTROL
(503) 640-8964
PO Box 666
Cornelius, OR
 
RAVEN PEST MANAGEMENT
(503) 626-3505
14657 Sw Teal Blvd
Beaverton, OR
 
KILLERS INC
(503) 625-6288
12329 Nw Welsh Dr
Portland, OR
 
LEUPITZ PEST CONTROL
(503) 526-9440
4155 Sw Cedar Hills Blvd
Beaverton, OR
 

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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OR Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Agriculture

Plant Division

635 Capitol Street NE

Salem OR, 97301

503-986-4635