Ticks, a serious problem.
On our new property we have some woods and are surrounded by woods from neighboring properties. We've cleaned up and cleared out brambles and such making the close proximity of the house more open and deer stay further away. But our barn cats venture out and come in contact to where the ticks are still prevalent. And so do…
Rockrose (Cistus incanus ssp. tauricus)
I am still going through my list of possible herbs I may try. I am looking up specifics of those I am unfamiliar with to see if they are something I can grow here in any way. Those that require a warmer zone (such as this one) may be able to be a houseplant. I am hoping this one passes that test, because it sounds very…
Lyme borreliosis. Any experiences?
I got it. Lyme Borreliosis. I was so proud saying that ticks do not like me, because I eat a lot of garlic that I did not bother using any essential oil before going into the meadows or woods. I had a tick, pulled it out. After 10 days I got a typical expanding red rash. I knew diagnosis before going to the doctor for a…
Ticks and bug bites!
Spring and warmer weather will be here before you know it. I’d like to do a more natural but effective tick and flea application for our dog as well as for us when hiking. Anyone willing to share their favorite tried-and-true recipes?