Author Archives: ryana
The Choice for Me: Chem Free!
Despite a recent and evolving Lyme diagnosis, I maintain my position of avoiding pesticide use. As the ER team knows, I love to tell the kale “tree” story in which my kale crop flourished even in the depths of winter and … Continue reading
Posted in Ecology, Gardening, Lawns, Native plants, Vegetables Tagged lawn chemicals, pesticides, save the dandelions 1 Comment
Water Safety & Lawn Care: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!
According to the National Pesticides Telecommunications Network (NPTN), a pesticide is a chemical used to control a pest, be it “an insect, weed, bacteria, fungus, rodent, fish or any other troublesome organism.[i]” While some are naturally occurring in the environment, … Continue reading
Posted in Lawns, Water Tagged chemical fertilizers, fertilizers, health, lawns, pesticides, yards 2 Comments