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Tiffany from Shepherdsville, Ky writes,

Would this product be safe to spray around an organic garden?

I have an organic garden, but I also have a severe tick problem in my fenced in yard. I only live on about 3/4 an acre but there are deer ticks all over it, and I have small children. I want to spray something in/around my yard, which would be around my garden, but not on the plants in the garden beds. Is this safe, or is there a chance that this will get down into the soil and come into contact with my plant's roots?


Permethrin SFR 36.8% is labeled for ticks and can be used in your lawn. The product should not be used within the drip line of the garden. We normally recommend using it at least 2-3 feet away. Once the product is dry, it is safe for your children to go into the lawn. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

Answer last updated on: 07/29/2014

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