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Pest Control Southbridge MA

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.

DAVES PEST CONTROL
(508) 347-2687
139 Walker Pond Rd
Sturbridge, MA
 
AA ATECH PEST ELIMINATION SVCS
(508) 943-0907
21 Indian Lane
Webster, MA
 
AUBURN & HOLDEN PEST CONTROL
(508) 832-9976
PO Box 169
Webster, MA
 
COWDEN PEST CONTROL
(508) 987-7382
9 Sibley Cir
Oxford, MA
 
ART CORMIER EXTERMINATING SVC
(413) 283-7537
9 Washington Rd
Brimfield, MA
 
PEST AWAY
(508) 949-3171
PO Box 252
Dudley, MA
 
ACCOMPLISHED PEST CONTROL
(877) 949-3172
27 HARRIS STREET
DUDLEY HILL, MA
 
GUARANTY PEST ELIMINATION
(860) 923-1879
Jeff Legacy
Fabyan, CT
 
PEST B DEAD
(508) 987-3500
PO Box 630
Oxford, MA
 
EXPERT PEST CONTROL
(860) 935-5399
49 OAK DR
WOODSTOCK VALLEY, CT
 

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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