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2017 Curbside Weed Control

Another year in Dover, and with it, more Roundup. Once again, contractors will be spraying herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets, sidewalks and parking areas on or around the first week of June, July, August, and … Continue reading

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2016 Dover Curbside Weed Control

Despite much communication and resource sharing over the past year, the city of Dover will once again be having contractors spray herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets. At least four times this season, usually around the … Continue reading

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2015 Dover Curbside Weed Control

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. Contractors are using two different herbicide formulations, both with the active ingredient glyphosate. … 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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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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