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When we purchased our Swainton homestead back in 1996, the property contained about 20 mature pine trees.  I always liked pine trees, so I felt lucky to have so many to add year-round green to the landscape.  I have since changed my mind. Our pine trees...

South Jersey is perfect tick habitat, offering the four essentials for ticks - sandy soil, hardwood trees, fresh water, and the presence of deer.  Attempts to exterminate ticks have failed, but there are preventative measures that we as homeowners can do to lessen the odds...