I try to look for organic products whenever possible. Pesticides and chemicals are a big "nasty" to me. You may be under the impression that in order to fertilize your lawn and garden to have green grass and produce, you may have to use a product with a few things in it that you'd rather not be exposed to.
The EPA is currently making the decision to take the common weedkiller 2,4-D off the market. It has been linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, reproductive and developmental effects, endoctine disruption, and well water contamination, according to Beyond Pesticides. This herbicide is used to kill broadleaf plants on household lawns, golf courses, and parks.
It's something you should seriously think about - especially if you have kids that play in the grass or dogs that - you know.
Try using only organic pesticides. For some homemade organic pesticides go to: