In the United Kingdom, there are difficulties regarding tick control in both domestic and rural environments. This is because:
a) Chemical control is heavily restricted by laws and licensing;
b) It generally raises concerns regarding its effect on the environment and public health.
Methods of non-chemical control are limited. However, a key factor in successful tick control is using these methods in combination, and with co-operation between neighbouring landowners, rangers and veterinary practices.
Here we cover non-chemical methods of tick control:
For the Domestic Environment
For Parks and Low-Density Housing
We also cover chemical and non-chemical methods of tick control for the Rural Environment