Natural solutions should always be the first weapon for pest control; however there are times when a commercial pesticide is necessary. These tips are simple, common sense ways to maximize pest control and lessen the environmental impact.
Linda Russo is a biological scientist with experience ranging from horticultural research on citrus, orchids, spices, biological weed & insect controls, tissue culture and environmental oversight of coastal ecosystems. Linda has authored several publications of cooperative research on citrus, as well as, unpublished, confidential, corporate research on various tropical plants, including cola, vanilla and cinnamon. Linda also serves as an advisor to the HGTV HOME Plants program.