Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.

Contact:
689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850
E-mail: lwilliams@co.okaloosa.fl.us

  1. Free household hazardous waste disposal

    by , 11-10-2011 at 09:54 AM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    Q. I have a couple of unwanted insecticide containers with a little insecticide left in them. They are old and Iím not going to use them. They are just taking up space in my storage shed. Is there some place that I can take them to safely dispose of them?

    A. This is an important question. We need to be responsible when disposing of pesticide containers, especially those with product still in the containers. Common pesticides used by homeowners include insecticides, fungicides and
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