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What are some good flea killers for the yard?

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Flea control products containing pyrethrin can be effective at killing fleas on a lawn. Cedar mulch doesn't kill fleas, but it does repel them along with other nuisance insects.

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Fleas are attracted to dark places, so pruning trees and using plants that allow light through can reduce the amount of fleas in a yard. Wildlife and domestic animals often brings fleas into a lawn, particularly if they spend an extended amount of time there, so setting up a fence can help. Fleas also tend to stick around in tall grass; determining the proper height for a lawn's grass variety and cutting it regularly can lead to fewer fleas.

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