Neonic use as a seed treatment in field crops (ie. Corn, beans, grain crops) continues to be newsworthy and consumers are concerned. Read more about the science and the opinions of the Ontario government, the bee keepers and the farmers. What choices do you have as a consumer?
Interested in reading a regular garden blog to learn about a wide variety of garden issues? Here are a few we've found so far that seem to be appropriate for our zone.
There are many great associations and not for profit groups concerned about wildlife, invasive species, protecting forests, advancing the cause of nature. Here are some links to great sites
Pollination is not just fascinating natural history. It is an essential ecological function. Without pollinators, the human race and our ecosystems would not survive.
London Middlesex Master Gardeners are a non-profit group of volunteers operating locally since 1985. Our mandate is to provide unbiased gardening advice and expertise to encourage successful and sustainable horticultural practices for home gardeners.