How to reduce ticks on your property-habitat management strategies, can be found in the 2 publications below, one from Connecticut and one from New Jersey. The LDA does not endorse any products or particular practices but provides links for informational purposes.
An integrated guide for homeowners, pest control operators, and public health officials for the prevention of tick-associated disease
Kirby C. Stafford III, Ph.D.
Vice Director, Chief Entomologist
Experiment Station, New Haven
A Guide for Pest Management Professionals, Land Managers, and Public Health Officials
Terry L. Schulze and Robert A. Jordan
Freehold Township Health Department