Posts Tagged ‘bug spray’

Fighting pests without hurting the environment

Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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by Catherine Haug, August 8, 2016

(Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons)

Keeping pests under control can be frustrating, especially in the garden. Doing so without harming our environment can be even more so, as many recommendations just don’t work well and we may resort to toxic herbicides/pesticides.

The Summer 2016 issues of Environment Defense Fund newsletter has an interesting article by Jim Motavali on this topic, which I paraphrase and enhance here. (more…)