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I love working in my yard. In fact my neighbors think that I take yard work all too seriously.

I’ll cut my grass and make sure that it is cut in a certain pattern. I make sure that my lines are straight from the lawnmower wheels and my flowers have to be just right.

But one day disaster struct. While inspecting my yard I saw some weeds, so I hurried into the garage and grabbed my can of Weed-Be-Gone and I mixed it as directed and started to spray it on the lawn. Ignoring the fact that the directions says "Do not use on a windy day, because it could harm plants and flowers." But I sprayed the lawn regardless trying to be ever so careful not to overspray. As time would allow, I noticed the weeds going away, but I also noticed my freshly planted perennial plants dying. I took them back to the nursery and they wanted samples of the dirt for testing. And when they got the results back, they asked me had I sprayed for weeds before I noticed the change. And I told them yes, and they kindly informed me that what I used ...

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