It’s been a rough year for mosquitoes on Cape Cod, probably due to the heavy rains in June. I can barely last 10 minutes in the garden without getting eaten alive, much less eat dinner outside which I love to do this time of year! So, I was thrilled when PurePest contacted me about trying their organic mosquito and tick spray.
PurePest Organic Mosquito and Tick Solutions is a service company providing safe, non-toxic alternatives for mosquito and tick control using their product called Eco-Barrier, sourced from plant extracts and natural oils. This product has the ability to combat mosquitoes and ticks, killing the adults as well as the larvae and eggs, and has a residual to keep them from returning. Unlike pesticides, their eco-friendly applications will not harm you, your plants or beneficial insects like bees and earthworms.
PurePest starts with an evaluation of your property followed by a customized plan. Services are performed tri-weekly from early spring to late fall to the entire yard. (The routine applications are key and increase product effectiveness.) You can hire also hire them for event sprays.
Two knowledgeable and impressive young men came to our property and did a thorough spray of the area around the house. It was immediately evident to them where our mosquito problem stemmed from and they addressed the issue. After the spray I noticed a very faint, pleasant minty smell.
How well did PurePest Organic Mosquito and Tick Solutions work? I’d have to say quite well, especially considering how mosquito infested our property is. We were actually able to eat dinner outside with no problem.
Started by young entrepreneurial guys, PurePest Organic Mosquito and Tick Solutions’ timely and important service is doing the right thing by the earth. They are somewhat pricey, as most organic products are, but with the prevalence of Lyme disease and other tick and mosquito borne diseases, it’s worth it. To help defray the cost, the company offers a referral incentive where you get one free spray for each customer you refer who signs up for the season. They actually have customers who end up with free sprays for the entire season!
PurePest is located in Massachusetts, on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, New Hampshire, Vermont, Tennessee, with plans for expansion.
Don’t let mosquitoes and ticks ruin your summer- give PurePest a call at (978) 579-0007 or visit www.purepestmanagement.com for safe and effective control. Mention you heard about them from What’s Green With Betsy!
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