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Pesticides

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Shopping and Use Tips:

  • compare labels and warning symbols
  • choose a product that is specific to the problem
  • buy only what you need
  • buy pre-mixed and ready to use products
  • spot treat only--avoid broadcast applications
  • avoid combination products that contain fertilizer and pesticide like "weed & feed"
  • wear protective clothing (mask, goggles and gloves)
  • never spray when it's windy
  • never pour pesticides down your drain, re-use pesticide containers and put pesticides in food containers