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Oh, the heartbreak of a stinky lawn. What will the neighbors think?

In Ontario, Canada, some locals faced just such an embarrassment because the heavy doses of pesticides they used on their lawns didn’t smell all that lovely, according to the ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK.

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Happily, there’s a quick and easy solution. No, not stopping the application of dangerous pesticides, silly! Masking them with pretty smelling sprays sold under the brand name “Masker-Aid.” You can pick from an array of scents, including bubble gum and cherry. No word on whether there’s a “grass” aroma available.

Environmentalists are concerned that the yummy smells will attract children to areas where dangerous pesticides recently have been applied.

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