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Lawn Chemicals

Even Indoor Cats Can Be Exposed to Lawn Chemicals

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
Dr. Karen Becker

Signs that your cat may have been exposed to toxic lawn chemicals include drooling, tearing of the eyes, excessive urination, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weakness, dizziness, muscle twitching, difficulty breathing, unsteady gait and collapse.

The Lawn Chemical Ritual

McKay Jenkins | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
McKay Jenkins

It's not just our health that suffers from our cultural obsession with lawn chemicals; our environment suffers too. The Chesapeake Bay suffers catastrophic "dead zones" resulting from the excessive nutrients running off suburban lawns.

Curbing Our Enthusiasm for Perfect Lawns

Juli Charkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Juli Charkes

The need to create a thick mat of civilized green has come at a cost. American soil has become a de-facto dumping ground for chemicals that threaten our health.