Manage Pests Responsibly

Pesticides control unwanted insects, weeds, and plant diseases in your yard, but they may also pose a danger to people, pets, and the environment. However, you can manage pests with fewer pesticides while creating favorable growing conditions for your lawn.

To minimize the risks associated with pesticide use, read and follow the steps below.

Dandelion removed with weeding tool

Mechanical dandelion control is effective with simple hand tools. | Photo Credit: Adobe Stock

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