For a variety of reasons it’s important to learn how your yard can play a role in reducing toxins in our communities. It is so serious that everyone understands the heavy toll that public health, water quality and the environment can pay for our lawn care choices. What’s most important is understanding that there are non-toxic lawn care options are for homeowners and every yard can make a difference.
We should be urging other residents, schools and park managers throughout New Jersey to re-examine their lawn care practices. Many schools, towns, and states have banned certain lawn chemicals. You don't have to sacrifice an attractive lawn. We are fortunate to live in a time when safer lawn care alternatives exist that are not only highly effective, but economical over time.