Lawn care pesticides are known toxic substances implicated in childhood cancers, asthma, birth defects and Parkinson's disease. They are known to blow over neighbor's areas, contaminate the watershed and especially target children's developing bodies. Their strictly cosmetic function can be performed by affordable organic alternatives.
The Safe Grow Initiative aims at restricting the use of these harmful pesticides on lawns in Takoma Park, MD. More information can be found by following the links on the left.