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Ask the Arborist Jamie Wood Greg Bradshaw Shane Wagoner .S.A. Certified Arborists TICKACTIVITY STARTS NOW There are many tick borne diseases that are transmitted by ticks, Ticks are a serious problem in the landscape, par- ticularly in areas with high populations of deer. One of which is the black-legged "deer" tick transmits Lyme disease and peaks in May and June These tiny ticks are most often found at the edges of woods and fields, although some may be present in garden beds, around shrubs, and along stone walls. Be particularly careful of areas where deer, mice, and chipmunks are active. Ticks are not usually found in lawns. Research has shown that ticks are best managed in landscapes with a program focusing on population reduction in the areas where you, your family and your pets spend the most time. Fenc- ing to exclude deer or applications of deer repellents also are recommended. Bartlett Tree Experts employs the latest tick management techniques to control these disease-infected parasites on your property Contract your local Bartlett Arborist representative today to find out more about the services we offer to help protect the valuable trees and shrubs on your property. Call me at 540-364-240. BARTLETT BARTLETT TREE EXPERTS www.bartlett.com