7 Steps to a Chemical-Free Yard and Garden

Bringing out the chemicals can be a rare event in the life of your yard and garden. Here's how to have a healthy landscape.

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Spray less rather than more. In fact, skip chemical sprays altogether. In gardens where no pesticides are used, many infestations of bad bugs are self-limiting. Most importantly, avoid using broad-spectrum insecticides; they kill the good bugs along with the bad — like this very beneficial praying mantis.

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