Quebec has passed the toughest rules in North America regarding common gardening pesticides. In a move that has thrilled environmentalists and health advocates, the provincial government has asked its citizens to go back to the traditional ways of gardening and has banned 210 lawn and chemical products from store shelves.
“This bold action sets a standard for excellence that other governments ignore at their peril,” said Warren Bell, an association board member of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment. Comments?
I’m sure our children and honey bees are also thankful for this move towards less gardening pesticides.