You’d have to really hate butterflies, beetles and bugs to spread insecticides all over your lawn. Take a closer look at the ingredients and cautions on the package — you may decide not to use it, and share your lawn with other living creatures instead.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t mow your lawn for a while? When I tried that, three dozen different flower species appeared, providing a banquet for insects and birds.
I used to be afraid of leeches until I tried a simple experiment which showed that they much prefer frogs. Now I’d much rather swim in a natural pond than a sterile chlorinated pool.