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Pest Control Iowa City 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.

LADY BUG CONTROL
(319) 337-5258
1117 ASH ST
IOWA CITY, IA
 
STANDARD PEST CONTROL
(319) 337-5135
PO Box 1673
Iowa City, IA
 
DESIGNER ROOFING ROOF RIDER
(319) 351-4832
PO Box 1864
Iowa City, IA
 
HAWKEYE PEST CONTROL INC
(319) 356-6430
PO Box 2909
Iowa City, IA
 
BUG MAN
(319) 354-2724
2005 9th Street Pl
Coralville, IA
 
LARRY FRANTZ PEST CONTROL
(319) 337-7052
2130 Muscatine Ave
Iowa City, IA
 
GENERAL PEST CONTROL INC
(319) 351-4650
PO Box 608
Iowa City, IA
 
DAKOTA PEST CONTROL INC
(319) 331-1028
PO Box 3321
Iowa City, IA
 
RON BEDNARZ
(319) 626-2202
1000 Maplewood Dr
Coralville, IA
 
K D CLARK SERVICES INC
(319) 683-2560
5331 James Ave Sw
Kalona, IA
 

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