Loc: Waterloo, NY
Chemical Landscape and Nursery Industry Says Bee Friendly Habitat “Not Viable”
(Beyond Pesticides, March 11, 2015)
Plants can be grown without neonicotinoids and other systemic pesticides
It is a common myth perpetuated by the pesticide, agricultural, and horticultural industry that growing plants without pesticides cannot be done. But while these two national industry groups charge that creating pollinator habitat without toxic inputs cannot be done to protect pollinators, several smaller nurseries and retail outlets have already pledged to not use systemic neonicotinoids to grow their plants and protect pollinators.