Pesticides 101

PESTICIDES 101 With an approximate 247 million year head start on humans, it’s probable we’ve been battling insects from the get-go. And domination over them seems to be our ultimate goal. However, last century made us well aware that exterminating insects leads to the eradication of many others on this planet, including humans. Broad-based pesticide …

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Neonicotinoids & Garden Centre Plants

Neonicotinoids (neonics) are synthetic systemic pesticides applied to crops & plants via
seed coatings, sprays, injection, or granules that are absorbed throughout the entire
plant: stems, leaves, flowers, pollen & nectar. Even at low levels, exposure to these
pesticides impairs a bee’s ability to function. And more independent research is coming
forward showing the casualty list is much greater than bees.