Experts have been saying that the tick population has seen a huge explosion this year. If you're outside your more likely to become a snack for a tick than in years past.

There are a lot of tick repellents on the market for both you and your pets, but sometimes you want to use something natural or something without chemicals like DDT.

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This past weekend I was working on the greenhouse I'm building and noticed a tick crawling up my pants and that got me thinking about what I should be using to keep these creepy crawlers off me. I called a few friends of mine that do a lot of outdoor living, including one that sprays lawns to repel insects and these are some of the best natural tick and insect repellents that they recommended.

 

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