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help clean up my garden
April 06, 2013
| help me eradicate poisons online
Not spam or idle chatter. I mean the advertising that appears from time to time on the-organic-gardener.com about pesticides, herbicides and other obnoxious methods - more below.
Read below to find how gardeners have been affected by weed killers and pesticides and what you can do to help stop it. Here's a link to view this ezine online
You may be interested in a better lawn mower too. What is the best lawn mower for your grass? - find out below...
1 - Eradicate the poisons from The Home of The Organic Gardener
Link to view this ezine online
1 - Eradicate Poisons From The Home of The Organic GardenerWill you help block advertising for herbicides, pesticides and methods that are harmful to the environment? You see...
I may never actually see these offending ads on my website because they are often delivered separately for a local audience.
Generally advertising will be matched to my page content in some way or other. Alternatively it may be matched to a visitor's previous browsing history.
Either way I don't want The Home of The Organic Gardener to be showing adverts for pesticides, herbicides and other harmful methods.
Now you can help me block such advertising by reporting it with the simple form on this link. Please use this form to include the details of any bad advertising that you see on my website and send to me. My AdAlert Form is on this link.
2 -'Enough is Enough' Herbicides Adverse to Gardeners Even TodayClopyralid (CP) and Aminopyralid (AP) are used to kill broadleaved weeds in grass. Even at 3 parts per billion CP and AP cause severely distorted growth.
The chemicals stick to natural lignin found in plants. CP and AP won't break down until they are released but lignin is highly resistant to decay.
This means that grass cuttings remain poisonous for many months. These grass cuttings should not be added to municipal compost schemes and have little value for gardeners.
Government advice is a mess - telling householders to use green disposal for green waste but to dispose of pyralid contaminated cuttings in ordinary waste & not in green waste.
3 - Risk to bees unacceptable & an alternative planIn the UK the Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has decided there is insufficient evidence to link neonicotinoids with a decline in bee populations. A spokesman referred to the possibility of something worse being used if neonicotinoids were banned.
Therefore please support the following action.
Please like and add your comments to Home of The Organic Gardener on Facebook
We have just one earth - please support.
4 - Find the best lawn mower for your grassI've used many lawn mowers in different conditions. The right machine for your kind of grass will help make light work.
Take a look here for suitable lawn mowers where I share my experience. You may be surprised.
See if your machine is really up to the job - my lawn mowers.
5 - Make Your Own Gardening Page at The Home of The Organic GardenerYou can add your own information to Home of The Organic Gardener - start with this link to find available invitations.
This is not designed as a typical forum for brief comments - although other visitors can comment on pages you make. These pages will let you introduce your own gardening methods and ideas to visitors of http://www.the-organic-gardener.com.
Why not introduce yourself, tell us where you are based, about your gardening conditions, and what you are growing. We don't mind hearing about gardening problems as well as gardening successes.
Let's make this a healthy gardening community where you can find and share important information to help your gardening online. I'll be adding invitations to more and more pages this year but to begin with here's a link to the existing invitations list to add your content.
6 - Grow your own websiteWould you consider doing something even more rewarding?
...Because it's actually not difficult to build your own web site. Think of a topic you really enjoy.
Now I want to recommend the place that made it all possible for The Home of The Organic Gardener. And not just any old thing, but a successful web site that works!
Perhaps you too can add extra income to your household while giving your know-how to the wider world. Might you even improve on my efforts? Find out how it works right here.
View this newsletter online here.
Wishing You Happy and Healthy Gardening :-)
From: Michael at The Home of The Organic Gardener.
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