Category Archives: green living

A Letter To Our Neighbors

To our neighbors: We know it’s important to you to maintain your home. You’ve made an investment and you want to take care of it. Having a well kept lawn and yard is one of the ways you show that … Continue reading

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Lyme, Tickborne Diseases And Pesticides

Lyme disease is a serious infection that can be transmitted by the bite of Ixodes scapularis – more commonly known as the black-legged deer tick. Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, was discovered in the early 1980’s in Old … Continue reading

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Create a Beautiful Organic Lawn This Fall

Fall will be here before you know it, and it happens to be the ideal time to switch to organic lawn care. Once you get your lawn established, it will save money, time and resources in addition to the obvious … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Roundup – And That’s Not A Metaphor

Roundup or glyphosate, the name of its active ingredient as it is also known by, has become ubiquitous in our environment. The U.S. Geological Survey has detected glyphosate in surface waters, rain, and air in areas of agricultural use. “Though … Continue reading

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Local Retailer Phasing Out Toxic Pesticides

Having been informed about the good things going on at Eldredge Lumber by a Non-Toxic Dover, NH facebook group member, I took the time to get in touch with them to find out more. I spoke to John Bochert at … Continue reading

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Pesticides and Our Pets

There are an estimated 74.1 million cats, and approximately 70 million dogs living in homes in the United States. People keep domesticated animals for a variety of reasons; protection, company, or simply because they are cute and lovable. Companion animals … Continue reading

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Pesticide Use At Dover Schools

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics: “Epidemiologic evidence demonstrates associations between early life exposure to pesticides and pediatric cancers, decreased cognitive function, and behavioral problems.” The AAP supports pediatricians in educating parents on the risks pesticides pose to young … Continue reading

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