Are pests bugging
you? If pests are taking over there might be a good reason!
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) offers effective techniques and
less-toxic products for controlling common pests. IPM is a
method of controlling indoor and outdoor pests using the least
toxic methods available through a combination of mechanical,
biological and chemical controls.
Check our Pest
Control Fact Sheets for solutions to your pest problems.
Most local hardware stores and
nurseries carry less-toxic products. Click
here for a printable list of participating stores, and click
here for a list of less toxic pest control products.
Check out local Gardening Classes
all else fails, Ask
the Gardening Expert!
you are thinking about hiring someone to maintain your lawn and
garden, check out the Santa Clara
Valley Green Gardener page. These landscape professionals
have been trained on sustainable landscape practices and will
maintain your garden without the use of toxic chemicals.
an IPM Certified pest control company:
hiring a professional pest control service, consider hiring an
IPM Certified pest control company. IPM Certified
practitioners employ a variety of common sense techniques to
control pests effectively, minimizing the need to use
pesticides. They can manage ants, roaches, flies, spiders,
rodents, stinging insects, bed bugs and many other pests.
HERE for more information.