Inspired by Tammy’s Casa Mariposa blog, I have been trying for some time to compile a list of UK Garden Centres and Nurseries which sell plants without neonics – systemic insecticide use. I am failing. The RHS were unable to help – despite selling a licensed logo “Perfect for Pollinators” This isn’t regulated – plants […]
via Wildlife Wednesday – A Perfect Storm — Gardening Jules
This is a reblog of a frightening post by Julie at Gardening Jules. It made me ask myself this morning if my plants could be killing the bees I enjoy so much. I will write to the 5 or 6 French nurseries from whom I order and ask if they are using neonics on their stock, or if they buy in young plants that may have been treated.
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I would be very interested to see whether you have replies x
Paula – as you have gathered, this comes from someone else’s blog. I was shocked when I read it yesterday morning. Those in the UK who have tried contacting nurseries have met with silence.
Thank you for re-blogging this. I will be interested to know if you get any replies. I hope you do.
I will be certain to report. But judging by the results that others have had in Britain – all you get is silence.
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