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Pest Control La Plata 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.

MARYLAND SOUTHERN PEST CONTROL
(301) 934-4492
PO Box 1089
La Plata, MD
 
HOME PAIRMONT
(301) 863-6233
4635 Crain Howard
White Plains, MD
 
HOME PARAMOUNT PEST CONTROL COMPANY
(301) 645-9133
22 INDUSTRIAL PARK DRIVE SUITE B
SAINT CHARLES, MD
 
ALL AMERICAN TERMITE & PEST CONTROL
(301) 638-3467
2109 GIBBONS COURT
SAINT CHARLES, MD
 
A UNITED TERMITE & PEST
(301) 870-4600
10632 QUILLBACK STREET
SAINT CHARLES, MD
 
C & C PEST CONTROL
(410) 535-1337
4413 WHITE PLAINS LANE
WHITE PLAINS, MD
 
AMERICAN PEST CONTROL OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND INCORPORATED
(301) 645-5595
18 IRONGATE DRIVE
SAINT CHARLES, MD
 
CARTER & ASSOCIATES ENTRPRS
(301) 932-4443
8 Jay Gould Ct
Waldorf, MD
 
C & C PEST CONTROL
(301) 870-7215
13230 CHELTENHAM PLACE
BRYANTOWN, MD
 
AMERIPEST
(301) 870-4700
179 SMALLWOOD VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER
WALDORF, 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