Yard Care

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Sustainable Landscaping &
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Green Yard and Garden Tips

Pages with information and resources about reducing or eliminating chemical use in home lawns and gardens.

 

Environmental Protection Agency: Pesticides

Overview of EPA’s pesticide regulations, information about managing different types of pests in various settings.

 

Safer Chemicals Healthy Families: Garden Hose Study

Results of 2016 study on toxic chemicals in garden hoses and guidance about purchasing safer hoses.