Hazardous Chemicals in your Garage

Hazardous Wastes

Did you know that there could be hazardous chemicals in your garage?

Many people unknowingly stock their garages with toxic landscape care chemicals. We would like to make it easy for you to replace your old chemicals with safer, healthier alternatives. Just visit our online store at store.whygoodnature.com. There you can order the gardening products you'll need for all the season.

So, make 2016 the year that you get the harmful chemicals out of your garage and replace them with healthier alternatives. Here are a few of our favorite products for spring (there are a lot more online):

Pro Mix Spot Seed Patch Mix - One of the best ways to prevent weeds from entering your lawn is to continually seed any areas that are bare. Early spring is a great time to do this! 5lb Bag is Just $14.99

Pro Mix Spot Seed Patch Mix

Adios -A semi-selective product to kill weeds but not grass.
You can supplement our applications if you wish with this all natural product.

Burnout Organic Grass and Weed Killer - If you'd like a natural alternative to
Roundup to kill weeds and grass in your mulch beds, patio or driveway,Burnout is a great choice.

Burnout

When cleaning your garage and home of all the hazardous products you have lurking around, don't throw it in the trash. All of it poses a threat to people or the environment or both if not disposed of properly.

Ohio Commercial Facilities Accepting Hazardous Waste

Click here to find a location near you that accepts the chemical based products from your home!

Most Recent

How To Stop Animals From Digging Up The Lawn

September 10, 2018 by Alec McClennan

There are a variety of critters who sometimes frequent our lawns and can cause issues while theyre looking for food. Moles tunnel under the ground and can create a mess, especially in the Spring. Skunks and Racoons are more of an issue in the Fall as they work to fatten up for winter. Why are Animals Digging In My Lawn? Animals will dig because theyre hungry. Moles, Skunks, and Racoons all eat a variety of worms, insects, and grubs. Just because you have Animals Digging, it does not mean that you have a grub problem. Animals will dig in search of food and return to places where theyve found food in the past. How Many Grubs is too Many? A healthy lawn can tolerate up to 5 grubs per square foot. An average size lawn is 5000 square feet, so that is 25,000 grubs! Its not possible to kill all the grubs, even if you resort to using a chemical that sits on the lawn for months. Using a natural grub suppression treatment like beneficial nematodes is a good idea to minimize one of the food sources

Urban Pesticide Use and Water Quality

July 03, 2018 by Danielle Kohan

Conventional lawn maintenance includes regular use of synthetic lawn chemicals, such as fertilizers and pesticides, which are typically applied repeatedly throughout the season. After every application a portion of the chemical is taken up by the soil and plants, but the remainder may be washed away during rainstorms where it can make its way into streams and lakes. This type of pollution is known as runoff. There is already clear evidence that links runoff from roads and farms to pollution in rivers and lakes, but, more recently, research indicates that the contribution from urban lawns is also significant. These chemicals dont discriminate they act as fertilizers and pesticides wherever they go. Nutrient pollution from fertilizer is essentially a too much of a good thing type of problem. In lawns and on farms they are intended to help grow desired plants, but when this fertilizer reaches a lake it spurs the growth of aquatic plants and algae and may have negative effects. For example,

Starting Your Family's First Compost Project

April 09, 2018 by Maureen Wise

If your family is looking to reduce the weight of the trash can you pull to the curb every week, composting your organic waste could cut your landfill trash by up to 30%, according to the US EPA. By composting your kitchen scraps and garden waste instead of landfilling, youll also help reduce greenhouse gases produced by landfills and end up with a locally made plant fertilizer (local, as in your own backyard!). We like natural fertilizer here at Good Nature Organic Lawn Care and are here to help you with some steps to start your familys first compost project. Choosing Your Location There are lots of options of where to let your compost decompose. Ideally, you need a spot where the compost will get a bit wet but not saturated so under a tree or behind a shed are optimal spots. Youll also need to have your compost contained in some way. A rotating drum is a popular alternative. These models often have wheels which makes for easy dispersal of compost when ready but they can be on the pricier

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