As my previous post highlighted, flying insect populations have dropped a really scary amount in the past 30 years. Pesticide use is considered to be a major cause of this decline.
Read on to learn a brief history of pesticide use, and why they are so heavily relied upon in modern agriculture. I'll also give you my take on this issue from a systems perspective as well as some things we can do collectively and as individuals.
News from our own garden plus advice about permaculture, plants, growing food and sustainable gardening in Canberra.