Luckily, we have never developed a rash, fever, or any other reaction to a tick bite. For more reading about preventing tick bites, check out these resources: natural tick and Lyme’s disease prevention. natural tick repellents and Easy Tick Control Tips. What is your favorite strategy for preventing tick bites?

As a rule of thumb try to keep the lawn around 3-5 centimetres in length, in the middle of summer you might want to keep it a little longer to help it better withstand periods of drought. Keeping your grass blades a little longer not only feels great underfoot but also helps to protect the roots and maximise photosynthesis.