TITLE

A chemical-free convert

AUTHOR(S)
Austin, April
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;4/7/99, Vol. 91 Issue 91, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains why the author stopped using chemicals in her garden. Use of pesticides; Her dislike of the results with pesticides; Her turn toward organic gardening; Raising plants that do not need chemical treatment; Chemical-free lawns.
ACCESSION #
1711544

 

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