Natural Pest Control On The Rise, But Does It Work?

 


Article by: John Bennett

The growing , How to Select the Best Hammock concerns over health and environmental , Don't Roll that Lawn issues continue to drive awareness and usage of alternative methods for pesticide-free pest , Starting a Shade Garden... control. These methods range from home-made remedies to professional pesticide alternatives that are currently being adopted by several national pest , Bamboo Plant Information and Care control providers. Today there are only a few pockets of smaller specialized natural , How to Create a Zen Garden pest control operators around the country, but the demand from consumers are creating a noticeable growth pattern in this untapped market as well.

Many cities, state and federal government entities including schools around the country are leading the way in adopting Integrated Pest , Rose Gardening: Water, Sun and Shade Management (IPM) programs to reduce or even eliminate the use of pesticides all together. Why the shift to alternative methods? We are beginning to see well documented medical and scientific studies on the negative effects of pesticides being used today. For example, the U.S. Geological Survey recently released Pesticides in the Nation's Streams and Ground Water, , November Gardening Tips in March 2006. This study was a 10 year survey from 1992 to 2001 which reveals concerning residual effects of pesticide use. Every year, nearly one billion pounds of pesticides, many of which are linked to cancer, birth defects, neurological disorders, and environmental , Bonsai trees Mastery - Different styles in Bonsai Gardening impacts, are used in the U.S, much of it ending up in our nation's waterways.

National Pesticide-Free Resources & Information Many organizations and grassroots movements continue to educate communities and citizens through the tireless efforts of concerned individuals. These efforts are no doubt creating an impact on consumer awareness and product , Flower Delivery purchasing requirements. Information , How to Select the Best Hammock on IPM is available at sites such as the EPA at http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm and the IPM Institute at http://www.ipminstitute.org/. A very popular and informational grassroots organization called Beyond Pesticides at http://www.beyondpesticides.org is also informative on new legislation, pesticide news, and pesticide reduction information. , Compost Tumblers - Gardeners Love Them

A Balanced View of Effective Pest , Tick Bites Control The safe , Plastic Pond Liners control of unwanted insects and weeds , Plastic Pond Liners must be pursued with a balanced and global , Starting a Shade Garden... view of efficacy, cost, consequential effects on human health and the environment. , Flower Delivery Until today, there has been the perception that safer alternatives cost more or don't even work at all. Thus, giving rise to the continued use of more toxic forms of pest , Landscape Photography & Painting control. If we don't see the negative effects immediately, it easily becomes out of sight and out of mind. Costs for pesticide free alternatives are very comparable to traditional pesticides. The difference in cost per square foot is nominal or even irrelevant when compared to the health benefits of the building , Compost Tumblers - Gardeners Love Them occupants.

Does Natural , Unusual Daffodil Stories Pest Control Work? So the biggest question I receive from both residential users and professional applicators is: Does it work? In short, YES! As with any pest , Unusual Daffodil Stories control product, , How To Bring An Old Lawn Back to Life there are solutions that maximize the control of specific types of pests , Wrought Iron Garden Benches whether you have ants, roaches, scorpions, termites, mosquitoes, ticks, weeds, , Pesticides or whatever. Choosing the right products , Sheds however, is often difficult. So we always recommend those products , Garden Room Basics that meet the performance requirements of organic , Don't Roll that Lawn farmers or professional applicators since they also have a significant financial interest in their effectiveness. Having distinctions from OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) and Food , Patio Umbrella Covers Tolerance Exemptions also helps filter through the marketing hype while adding another layer of product , Garden Room Basics safety assurance. If you are fortunate to have a friend or acquaintance that uses natural , Pesticides pest control or IPM methods, getting a personal endorsement is invaluable to help you save , Bonsai trees Mastery - Different styles in Bonsai Gardening time and money. Lastly, always read the label. You'll find a lot more information , Feng Shui in the Garden than you think.

Don't overlook the many proven alternatives that will keep your building , How To Bring An Old Lawn Back to Life free of hazardous pesticides and unwanted pests. , Ultra Violet Pond Filter If you use a professional pest , Landscape Photography & Painting control service, inquire about pesticide free alternatives. If you are doing it yourself , How to Create a Zen Garden and can't find what you are looking for on your local , Unifying and Separating Landscaping Planting Beds store shelf, ask the store owner to stock them.
John Bennett is the President of Eco Safety Products, , Patio Umbrella Covers a national Green , How To Build A Waterfall Building & Facility Maintenance Supply Distributor. For more information, , Pesticides the company website is at http://www.ecosafetyproducts.com.

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