Monthly Archives: October 2014

Five Myths of Safe Pesticides

Today’s post comes from an article at the Organic Consumers Association. It’s a rundown of some of the myths we commonly hear about pesticides by André Leu, author of the new book, The Myths of Safe Pesticides. 1.    The ‘Rigorously … Continue reading

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Lawn Care

One of the members of Non-Toxic Dover, NH sent me an excerpt from New Hampshire resident and author, Jane Wingate’s book Coggerton. Only two short pages, it is a sobering reminder of the attitudes that persist about pesticide use, and … Continue reading

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Weeds are just unappreciated plants

A lot of plants that many people spray with poisonous herbicides are actually useful. Dandelions for instance, the bane of many a synthetic lawn care enthusiast, are edible, nutritious, and an important first Spring time food for bees and other … Continue reading

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2014 Dover Curbside Weed Control Street List

Four times each season, usually around the first week of June, July, August, and September, contractors spray herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets. If you wish to volunteer to maintain your own curb line in front … Continue reading

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