Category Archives: Use of insecticides

Wildlife Wednesday – A Perfect Storm — Gardening Jules

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.