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Gardenblog Round-up and Sustainable Gardening News

Here are the new-to-GardenRant items in tomorrow’s edition of Sustainable Gardening News, pluKing170s some extras items From the Blogs.  The whole newsletter, with its off-topic sidebar, is archived here.  Susan

In the News

  • A ban on many lawn and garden pesticides will go into effect next
    spring in Ontario, Canada. The new law would prohibit 80 chemicals and 300
    products that experts say pose a potential health.

  • Treehugger
    reports
    that condoms can save the rain forest.  Another great reason to use
    ’em, I suppose.

On the Blogs

  • I give Jeff Gillman’s proclamations about herbicides and fertilizers, organic or otherwise, a thorough look on my blog and in my local paper.
  • Boy, the Germinatarix got into the thick of the lawn/anti-lawn debate when
    she supported SYNLawn for areas without enough rainfall for the real stuff.  Commenters
    spoke their minds.
  • Great post by Saxon Holt at Gardening Gone Wild
    about marketing of new plants taking a bizarre turn of late.

Pure blogger gossip



Posted by on May 20, 2008 at 12:15 pm, in the category What's Happening.
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4 responses to “Gardenblog Round-up and Sustainable Gardening News”

  1. molly says:

    Thanks for linking to the hydrogels post. A couple of years ago, a contractor planted a bunch of capital-project perennials in the park around the corner. Later that same day I noticed a clear goo (like a mass of gelatinous crystals) covering the crown of each plant. Completely spooked, I ran off to find the park’s gardener. Neither he nor I had ever seen anything like it. We were soon assured by management that everything was okay and that the stuff had been left there intentionally. Though I was skeptical, I soon forgot about the whole thing.

    Now I wonder if maybe everything is NOT okay. I cannot imagine Garden Rant types using this stuff. Am I way too sheltered?

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  3. Frances says:

    Wow, garden blogger gossip, a wonderful category in which to be included! Many thanks, Susan. We are planning on visiting there again, when the wind is not trying to blow us off his mountain.

  4. Thanks for all the concise, sustainability links!
    –kate

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