For as much open space and urban concrete there is in this country, an enormous amount of area is taken up by lawns. Homeowners maintain millions of acres of grass, and primarily do so by using chemical-based fertilizers, insecticides, and weed killers. These treatments can harm our children, pets, beneficial spiders and insects, and can be carried to additional locations through any number of methods.
These harsh chemicals are also harmful to the soil, which more than just your lawn relies on as a hospitable habitat, a safe environment and a hardy supply of nutrients. The lawn chemicals kill important microbes that live in the soil. They’re very beneficial to the roots and the area around them by breaking down dead plant matter and animal refuse. Taking advantage of natural lawn treatments eliminates the negative impact of chemicals while preserving their original purpose. Continue reading “Why You Should Use Organic Products On Your Lawn” »