Organic Lawn Care Options: DIY or Hiring a Service
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Organic Lawn Care Options: DIY or Hiring a Service

Growing up where I did, we never cared about having a perfect lawn. In fact, most of our property was heavily wooded and forest-like, which was the whole reason my parents purchased it in the first place. Once a week Dad would mow while I used the hand trimmers around the rock gardens, and that… Continue reading Organic Lawn Care Options: DIY or Hiring a Service

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7 shareable links about lawn care herbicides
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7 Sharable Links About Lawn Care Herbicides and Dogs

In my most recent post, The White Flags of Springtime, I wrote about lawn care chemicals, dogs,  the studies that several universities have done linking lawn care chemicals like 2,4-D to dogs, and some measures that I take on a daily basis to try to minimize Jackson and Tinkerbell's exposure to these chemicals. I also promised… Continue reading 7 Sharable Links About Lawn Care Herbicides and Dogs

The White Flags of Springtime: Being a Dog Owner in a World of Chemically Treated Lawns
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The White Flags of Springtime: Being a Dog Owner in a World of Chemically Treated Lawns

The white flags are back, a sign of spring here in suburbia. I saw them yesterday as I walked with Jackson and Tinkerbell through our neighborhood, and I felt the annual flood of stress, frustration and disappointment that I feel every spring when so many homeowners in our neighborhood hire traditional lawn care companies to… Continue reading The White Flags of Springtime: Being a Dog Owner in a World of Chemically Treated Lawns

Lawn Care Chemicals Linked to Cancer in Dogs
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Lawn Care Chemicals Linked to Cancer in Dogs

Lawn Care Chemicals Linked to Cancer in Dogs by Lynn Stacy-Smith Losing a dog is one of the most heart wrenching parts of being a dog lover. Watching them slowly succumb to cancer before their time makes it even worse. Experiencing it twice with two separate dogs within a few years will forever change your approach… Continue reading Lawn Care Chemicals Linked to Cancer in Dogs

Keeping Your Dog Safe From Lawn & Garden Hazards
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Keeping Your Dog Safe From Lawn & Garden Hazards

Keeping Your Dog Safe From Lawn & Garden Hazards by Lynn Stacy-Smith The first day of spring is such a happy day, full of the promise of better weather, green leaves and grass, and flowers. As the temperatures rise, our neighbors start to come out of hibernation and the snow shovels and containers of ice… Continue reading Keeping Your Dog Safe From Lawn & Garden Hazards