Protect yourself. Wear a hat, a long-sleeved shirt, lace-up shoes or boots, and long pants with the cuffs tucked into your socks. Spray your clothes with tick repellent and wear light colors to make detecting ticks easier.
Check yourself often. Look over your clothing frequently while gardening and check your body thoroughly once you finish. Deer ticks are tiny and hard to spot; dog ticks are larger—about the size of a match head. Both like to burrow in along your hairline or other moist places, such as under the waistband of your pants.
If you get bitten, remove the tick immediately—but don’t bother trying to make it withdraw with oil, alcohol, salt, or a flame. Instead, use tweezers to grasp it as close to your skin as possible, then gently pull. Be careful not to squeeze its body, which could release fluids.Try to remove the tick with its mouthparts intact.
Treat a bite. Wash the bite with antibacterial soap and swab it with iodine or hydrogen peroxide; it may take weeks to heal.
Keep any tick you remove in a tightly closed jar. If you develop any signs of a tickborne disease— a headache, a dark ring around the bite, or other unusual symptoms— see a doctor immediately. Lyme disease and other tick transmitted illnesses are highly treatable when caught early.
1,519 All-Natural All-Amazing Gardening Secretsbuy NOW$31.96
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.