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Pest Control Mason 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.

AMERICAN PEST CONTROL
(641) 423-6161
PO Box 105
Mason City, IA
 
PRESTO-X-COMPANY
(641) 423-0806
1050 15th St Sw
Mason City, IA
 
JETLAND PEST CONTROL
(515) 532-2679
1068 Allen Ave
Garner, IA
 
AAA PEST & TERMITE CONTROL INC
(515) 993-3332
PO Box 61
Adel, IA
 
MCNEALYS SANITATION OF OSAGE
(641) 732-3729
PO Box 330
Osage, IA
 
ALL STAR PEST CONTROL
(641) 423-8365
1003 Meadow Lake Dr
Mason City, IA
 
AMERICAN PEST CONTROL
(641) 357-8300
PO BOX 63
CLEAR LAKE, IA
 
SHIELD PEST CONTROL LLC
(641) 857-3457
25461 Birch Ave
Ackley, IA
 
MELLS GARDEN CENTER
(712) 323-0685
120 S 35th St
Council Bluffs, IA
 
PEST PATROL
(515) 275-4296
1014 N 1ST ST
OGDEN, 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