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RE: Pesticides



Have the folks who want to use these pesticides research them, read the
literature, check out the web, etc. I figure that if your proposed community
garden is going to be like ours, there may be children and pregnant folks
around. Why risk it if it isn't entirely necessary?


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Honigman, Adam 
> Sent:	Tuesday, March 14, 2000 12:20 PM
> To:	'AYLO1960@aol.com'; community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject:	RE: [cg] Pesticides
> Judi:
> 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.
> Adam
> 	-----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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