Problem Solver


Chemical Use

  • Garden chemical labels contain all the information required to use the products correctly and safely.
  • Read directions carefully before using, including the safety directions,and use only for the purpose stated on the label.
  • Avoid contact of spray (especially in concentrated form) or dust with skin, eyes and mouth.
  • Avoid breathing fumes from sprays or dusts and spraying or dusting on windy or rainy days.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst using garden chemicals, and wash your hands and face with soap and water thoroughly after use.
  • Rinse all mixing and spray equipment thoroughly after each use.
  • All garden chemicals must be stored in original containers only. It is against the law to decant them into other containers.
  • Store all garden chemicals out of reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard.
  • Dispose of empty containers and unwanted garden chemicals safely. To dispose containers, wrap in paper, place in a plastic bag and put in the garbage.For disposal of larger quantities of chemicals contact your local council.