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RE: Pesticides


If you're going to do something fine like a community garden why screw it up
by using pesticides. It's sort of like embracing your beloved on your
honeymoon with a cigarette hanging out of your mouth.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	AYLO1960@aol.com [SMTP:AYLO1960@aol.com]
> Sent:	Sunday, March 12, 2000 2:31 PM
> To:	community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject:	[cg] Pesticides
> Our organization is setting up a community garden on Prudence Island, RI.
> We are in the process of drawing up rules and regulations.  Our garden
> will 
> have 30 10x20 ft plots in a fenced 150x95 ft area.  Although we favor
> organic 
> gardening techniques we do not anticipate enforcing strict organic
> gardening 
> standards.  I have two questions. 1.  Are there our community garden 
> directors that would be willing to share with us their rules/regulations
> as 
> possible models?  2.  If we were to allow some pest and disease control 
> agents, i.e., sevin dust, does anyone have a list of those agents rated on
> their toxicity to the environment and their potential for community garden
> use?
> Judi Foster 
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