PRACTICAL ADVICE: Disposing of old chemicals

Barter, Guy; Halsall, Lucy; Halstead, Andrew; Prior, Chris
February 2002
Garden;Feb2002, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p139
Offers advice on disposing of garden pesticides.


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