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Use fewer and better pesticides and fertilizers

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More is not always better when fertilizing your yard. Excessive watering or a rainstorm can wash away the chemical excess—wasting your money and endangering nearby waterways. Misapplication of fertilizer poses a significant threat to surface and groundwaters. To minimize environmental impact, apply pesticides and fertilizers according to the label’s directions, and only use the recommended amount.