Tag: insecticides

Nature at Risk

Your Small Changes Can Help Bring Monarch Butterflies Back By Brodhead Watershed Association, Monroe County, Pennsylvania Swallowtail. Spicebush. Red Admiral. Painted Lady. Fritillary. Among all the enchantingly named butterflies of Pennsylvania, it’s the Monarch that flutters our hearts. With its big, orange-and-black stained-glass wings,… Continue Reading “Nature at Risk”

Are Green Lawns Really Green?

Sometime in the late-70’s we saw the widespread emergence and acceptance of home lawn care featuring “blanket spray” treatments for home lawns, using a steady dose of fertilizer and insecticides. Keeping up with the Joneses next door became the standard. A lush green lawn,… Continue Reading “Are Green Lawns Really Green?”