The Q&A Archives: Fleas & Ticks

Question: Can I purchase the insecticide to spray my lawns for fleas and ticks during the warm summer weather?

Answer: Some lawn insecticides will control fleas and ticks (read the label and be sure to follow directions) or nontoxic biological controls in the form of beneficial nematodes are now available to rid your lawn of fleas. Nematodes are be sprayed onto the lawn, where they'll prey on fleas and other insect pests. Both should be available in the garden department of your local Home Depot.

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