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Profiles of Organic Pesticides

Organic pesticides are usually considered as those pesticides that come from natural sources. They are usually minimally processed. These natural sources are usually plants or minerals. There are also microbial pesticides.

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Least Toxic and Organic Pesticides for Gardeners

Information on insecticides, fungicides and herbicides. Always read the label very carefully and follow label directions.

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Will glyphosate poison us or our pets?

We live in a large condominium between NW Naito Parkway and the Willamette River. Our property extends to the banks of the river. Our landscaper has been using a diluted version of glyphosate to control weeds on the property and blackberry vines along the edge of the river. We have LOTS of dogs in...

By Chip Bubl