There are alternatives to using pesticides. These are generally known as sustainable agriculture or alternative agriculture. Under these names there are several practices, some very old, that can reduce the need for, or substantially reduce, the amount or type of pesticides that you may use.

AT HOME:  If you must use a pesticide, you should use the least toxic pesticide available.

There are many alternative and natural remedies that we can use at home and avoid pesticides.  Here are some ideas:

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