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I’m sure you’ve heard the news that ticks are all over the place and they can be pretty dangerous. But did you know they can also be in your backyard? We’ll share with you 27 places where ticks have been found, so make sure to check out this list if you live in any of these areas.

Mowed grass without a bush or shrub buffer -Long tall weeds or high brush -Tall grasses in the yard, like rye and wheatgrass -Gardening near wooded areas with lots of leaves on the ground from trees, such as oak, maple and birch. Make sure to wear gloves. Ticks can also be found crawling up tree trunks and branches. Be careful not to touch any ticks you find here because they can climb back down onto your skin A leaf blower is an excellent way for these pests to make their way into your home turf if you don’t have bushes blocking them from coming in under windowsills, this includes both live plants.

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