<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=231624107200609&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Winter is Coming!...and Deer Ticks Know It

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Oct 16, 2018 1:53:25 PM

 

Read More...

It's Apple Season! - Some of Our Favorite Massachusetts Orchards

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Sep 6, 2018 1:35:54 PM

Get your baskets ready- it's apple season in New England! From apple cider doughnuts to hot apple cider, this is one of our favorite times of the year.

Read More...

Think about the Honeybees

Posted by Spencer Rowden on Aug 22, 2018 1:16:28 PM

In New England honeybees have always been a part of our Eco-system, and they play a crucial role in the food we eat every day.  It is estimated that we depend on pollinators for roughly one-third of the food in the world today. There is no debate about the importance of honeybees and pollinators in our local ecosystems, however, there is also no debate that since the late 1990's beekeepers around the world have reported high rates of decline in honeybee populations. The alarming decline in populations has sparked the now infamous ‘Save the Bees’ movement.

Read More...

A New Threat to Mass' Dairy and Livestock Industries...TICKS!

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Aug 15, 2018 3:57:34 PM

The Asian Longhorned Tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) first appeared in the U.S. just one year ago in New Jersey has caused much concern among researchers. Over the past year the tick has been found in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Researchers believe that the spread of the Longhorned Tick to Massachusetts is inevitable.

What makes the Longhorned Tick different from others? and why should Cows, Sheep, Farmers be concerned?


Read More...

If it looks like a mosquito, flies like a mosquito, and buzzes like a mosquito, then it’s probably a mosquito… Right?  Not always.

Posted by Brian Whittemore on Apr 23, 2018 4:06:41 PM

With a recent and welcome change in weather, New Englanders spent time doing yard work and dusting off their grills for the first time this past weekend. Many of which may have noticed they were not the only ones emerging from winter hiding. The bugs are back and sightings of swarms of mosquitoes may have you anxious. But before you retreat back inside, those swarms of mosquitoes might actually be a harmless doppelganger.

Read More...

Lyme Disease at a Glance

Posted by Graham Henningson on Jul 11, 2016 6:00:00 PM

The northeast is a very high-risk area for tick-borne diseases, especially Lyme disease. We've collected key facts and information for you to learn more about Lyme disease and how it affects people in our community.

Read More...

4 Tips To A Happy & Healthy Dog This 4th of July

Posted by Jackie Sampson on Jul 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

We aren't the only ones enjoying time outdoors this holiday weekend. Our four-legged friends can celebrate freedom this weekend too. From what to eat to where to run free, here are 4 tips to keep your dog happy this 4th of July weekend.

Read More...

Tick & Mosquito Spraying For Events

Posted by Graham Henningson on Jun 30, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Don't let mosquitoes and ticks chase you indoors. If you plan ahead, the Pure Solutions team can treat your property using National Organic Program compliant products that are safe for your guests and the environment. Reducing the population of ticks and mosquitoes on your property or the event site will make your event memorable– for the right reasons.

Read More...

Tick Activity on Cape Cod by Season

Posted by Graham Henningson on Jun 24, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Cape Cod is a beautiful destination and home for people from all over the world. Unfortunately, Tick-Borne Illnesses (TBI) are a risk for anyone enjoying the outdoors when ticks are active. Each season is different, and it's important to be aware of tick behavior on Cape in order to protect yourself and loved ones. 

Read More...

Ticks on Martha's Vineyard [Resources]

Posted by Graham Henningson on Jun 21, 2016 12:30:00 PM

With many of us traveling to Martha's Vineyard, and some lucky ones who live there year-round, it's important to be aware of the tick species on the island and the best way to protect ourselves and our families so we can enjoy the beautiful beaches and explore the landscape. Based on the deer density of the island and weather conditions, the tick populations are active in high numbers almost every season.

Martha's Vineyard Board of Health reported that in 2011, 25% of people ages 5 to 18 have been treated for Tick-Borne illnesses (TBI) one or more times, and 54% reported a family member being treated for TBI. Tourists especially are at risk as many are not aware of the symptoms and do not seek medical treatment. 

Read More...

Pure Solutions specializes in organic turf care, tick, mosquito, and deer control services. Our Think Pure blog provides resources to making your yard safe and enjoyable without the use of harmful chemicals. We "Think Pure" in order to protect our community and the environment.

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts