This brochure provides step-by-step descriptions of basic measures that help maintain a healthy, aesthetically-pleasing lawn without the use of chemicals, including soil testing, fertilizing, watering, and mowing. It also includes research-based explanations of how pesticides can be harmful to human and animal health, degrade soil, pollute water, and harm wildlife.
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University of Illinois
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