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Natural Lawn Care for Homeowners


This brochure provides step-by-step descriptions of basic measures that help maintain a healthy, aesthetically-pleasing lawn without the use of chemicals, including soil testing, fertilizing, watering, and mowing. It also includes research-based explanations of how pesticides can be harmful to human and animal health, degrade soil, pollute water, and harm wildlife.


Natural Lawn Care Brochure


Adrienne Gulley
Pollution Prevention Outreach Specialist

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
University of Illinois
1101 W. Peabody Drive
374 National Soybean Research Center, MC-635
Urbana, IL 61801
Ph: 217.333.6444 | Fax: 217.333.8046
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