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There are two kinds of insects waiting to march into your lawn. One chew on you and your pets, the other prefers to eat on your grass, shrubs and trees. The first category includes ants, fleas, ticks, chiggers and mosquitoes that bite or suck blood from warm blooded mammals including you and your pets. Besides being uncomfortable, these bug bites can spread infections like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. They can also ruin a picnic or patio party for you and your children.
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