Two Ways That Garden Chemicals Affect The Environment

February 8th, 2013

ID-10014843There are lots of ways that garden chemicals affect our environment. Below are two of such ways, to give you more understanding:

Herbal pesticides used in gardens can cause diseases and also destroy the environment

These are used to get rid of pest and rodents in the garden. Also, these are also used to get rid of weeds.

Herbal pesticides have toxic contents can be carried away in runoff. When this occurs, wildlife become is destroyed.

In addition, many herbicides and pesticides have been associated with different types of diseases that include   neurological disease, cancer, and birth defects.

Drinking water can contaminated by garden chemicals

Most of these chemicals are known seep into the water supply and contaminate the drinking water for animals and humans.

This may likely occur after a heavy storm or through any system of water runoff on the land.

Installing a quality rain water tank to collect rainwater can help prevent this. In Australia, poly water tanks are a popular option as they come in a variety of styles, colours and are very strong. If you’re looking for stylish and durable water tanks, don’t look past National Poly Industries.

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