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Simsbury, CT 06070

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Pesticide-Free Lawn Initiative:

Inspired by Connecticut Towns such as Plainville, Cheshire, and Granby using organic gardening practices on town properties, FRWA has launched a pesticide-free lawn initiative. Our efforts are two-fold; to educate homeowners and businesses about the dangers of synthetic pesticide and herbicide uses and to maintain a growing list of home and business owner properties that refuse to use these dangerous and lethal chemicals.

If you are interested in learning about the dangers of synthetic lawn chemicals and how to make your lawn "green" naturally, please peruse our links and informational flyers listed below. If you don't use pesticides on your lawn, or are going to stop now, sign our pledge below. So far we have 24 pledges with a total of 124.75 acres! Happy Gardening!

Read our New Brochure with Lawn Care Tips!

Want to find an organic land care specialist near you? Click here to go to the NOFA Organic Land Care website and Find an Organic Landscaper Near You!

Attend NOFA'sAnnual Lawn and Turf Course. These one day intensive courses in organic turf management are offered in CT, MA, RI and NY!

Informational Flyers
Green Rules for a Green Lawn
Environmental Effects of Commonly- Used Lawn Pesticides
De-Grub Your Lawn OrganicallyLawn Weeds & Your Lawn
Organic Land Care Professionals

Beyond Pesticides
CT Northeast Organic Farming Assn
Environment & Human Health
Harrington's Organic Care
NOFA Organic Land Care
Pesticide Action Network

US EPA Pesticides Page

Sign Our Pledge!
I pledge voluntarily to not use pesticides and synthetic fertilizers on my lawn.





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The image below illustrates how your yard works. Learn more at Harrington's Organic Care .

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