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Home and Garden Fact Sheets

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use.

Pesticides: What Are They?
An explanation of pesticides with examples and descriptions

Pesticides: Safe Handling
A homeowner guide to proper handling of pesticides

IPM for Healthy Plants and a Healthy Environment
The best way to keep your plants healthy and protect the environment at the same time!

Pesticides: Learning About Labels
Learn valuable information about what pesticide labels tell the user.

Pesticide Emergency Response
Learn how to respond to a pesticide emergency.

Using IPM in the Landscape
Learn the basics of what IPM is and how decisions are made.

Pesticide Safety Bug Bombs:Overkill can be Dangerous
PDF file from WA Dept. of Health on some concerns about bug bombs.

Fact Sheets from Other Locations
Consumer Facts Sheets from California