Natural Landscaping & Pesticides

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Pesticides are used to kill, repel or control pests, including weeds, insects, slugs, rodents, fungi and bacteria. Pesticides can damage people’s health and the environment. Natural landscaping is an approach that helps reduce the use of pesticides in the home, yard and neighborhood.

Natural Landscaping & Pesticides

Household – natural yard care
Business – natural landscaping
Local governments use Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Schools & child cares – reduce pesticide use
Schools & child cares – comply with pesticide law
Pesticide-free places
"Good bug" guide
Grow Smart, Grow Safe (External link)
How to make your own slug trap (PDF, 60 KB)
4 reasons to kick the weed & feed habit (PDF, 583 KB)