Pesticide Label Awareness
The EPA is launching an advertizing campaign to remind gardeners to read labels before using pesticides. Their new Read the Label First Web site features a generic pesticide label with pop-up text explaining the basic statements found on labels.
The Natural Habitat Garden
The Natural Habitat Garden, by Ken Druse (Timber Press, 2004; $29.95), is the third book in a series of three about "natural" gardening by Mr. Druse. In this one, all the elements come together. Homeowners who want a gorgeous landscape will be able to use this book to create a beautiful yard that also introduces Mother Nature back into the garden. The book features inspirational photos, and it shows the results that can be achieved using this approach.