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Tag Archives: Austin organic gardening

Pesticide, Schmesticide (Integrated Pest Management)

The encyclopedia definition of a Pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest. The definition of “Cide“..Killer. Now we need to think about that for a minute…Who exactly are we killing? This blog was inspired by my having repeatedly seen neighbors with pest control services with …

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Just Say No! (to chemicals)

On a topic of particular frustration for me is the complaisant behavior of those who know better. Yes, I am talking to you ;-0. You know you should ask for organic, you know you aren’t happy with the selection of plants at a nursery and instead of speaking up, you choose an alternative, or go …

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