"Danger in long grasses" Top 5 Page for this destination Sarasota Warnings Or Dangers Tip by tampa_shawn

Sarasota Warnings and Dangers: 16 reviews and 6 photos

I would recommend avoiding walking through long grasses in Florida.

Reason 1 - CHIGGERS

Chiggers are little red bugs found in grass that dig into your skin. Their itch is ten times that of misquotes.

If you manage to get chiggers go to the drug store and buy clear nail polish place the nail polish on the red welts

Reason 2 - Ticks
Our ticks have Limes Disease now so need to be avoided at all costs

Reason 3 - Snakes

Our short lawn type of grasses often have "Fire ants" these ants sting like heck so most Floridians don't sit in the grass and take caution when walking through grass in their bare feet. I actually even avoid grasses that are fire ant free since the only way yards are fire ant free is by using LOTS of insecticides!

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  • Updated Apr 10, 2006
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