Tree’s Company: Avoid Bugs On Your Tree This Christmas

As the holiday season approaches, ensure a bug-free Christmas tree with these tips: 

Inspect the tree for pests before purchase, focusing on branches and trunk 

Shake the tree vigorously to dislodge any hidden insects 

Use a flashlight to check for pests, eggs, or webs 

Consider a pre-cut tree, as they often undergo pest inspections 

 Shake the tree again before bringing it indoors.  

Vacuum around the tree regularly to eliminate fallen pests. 

Use an insect spray as a preventive measure.  Dispose of the tree promptly after the holidays to prevent lingering pests in your home. 

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