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Pest Control Rockford IL

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.

BELOIT
(608) 365-9844
1649 CHARLES ST
ROCKFORD, WI
 
TOP-NOTCH TERMITE & PEST
(815) 273-7714
PO Box 4423
Rockford, IL
 
TOP NOTCH PEST CONTROL
(815) 395-1370
325 WASHINGTON ST
ROCKFORD, IL
 
WHEN NATURE CALLS PEST CONTROL
(815) 961-0356
1204 21ST AVE
ROCKFORD, IL
 
LANDMARK PEST CONTROL SERVICES
(815) 964-7627
2101 MELROSE STREET
ROCKFORD, IL
 
BURR CHEMICAL CO
(815) 397-2373
1649 Charles St
Rockford, IL
 
BURR PEST CONTROL SERVICES
(815) 227-1524
1653 CHARLES STREET
ROCKFORD, IL
 
J D PEST CONTROL
(815) 399-1796
1204 Widergren Dr
Rockford, IL
 
AMERICAN PEST ELIMINATION CO
(815) 963-2847
952 Portsmouth Dr
Rockford, IL
 
OXFORD PEST CONTROL INC
(815) 963-6682
1426 N Main St
Rockford, IL
 

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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IL Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Bureau of Environmental Programs

9511 Harrison St., Room A-169

Des Plaines IL, 60016

847-294-4343

IL Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Department of Public Health

Division of Environmental Health

525 W. Jefferson St.

Springfield IL, 62701

217-782-5830