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Pest Control Marion 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.

QUALITY PEST CONTROL INC
(319) 373-1929
1515 Blirs Ferry Rd Ste A
Marion, IA
 
CEDAR RIVER SERVICES LLC
(319) 393-9035
PO Box 10933
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
ECOLAB INC
(319) 363-3088
733 32nd St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
ACTION PEST CONTROL
(319) 393-1788
127 Mango Dr
Hiawatha, IA
 
A ABLE PEST MANAGEMENT
(319) 362-2626
803 ROCKFORD RD SW
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
 
RAPID INDUSTRIES INC
(319) 377-1826
1810 1st Ave
Marion, IA
 
RICHARD E ANDERSEN TERMITE CON
(319) 363-1676
1516 Mount Vernon Rd Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
ACCUSPEC INC
(319) 294-9139
2305 FOX TRAIL DR NE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
 
MIDWESTERN EXTERMINATING CO
(319) 396-2727
3101 Westwood Dr Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
HEARTLAND PEST CONTROL
(319) 466-0685
12100 Club Rd
Cedar Rapids, 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