Category Archives: pesticides

Poisonous Plants and How To Eradicate Them

Right now, there are common weeds lurking in your local park, school and back yard that could maim, scar and even kill you. How many times have you picked a flower from a tree, shrub or wild plant out in nature? Did you know that some wild plants have enough toxins to kill you within… Read More »

Organic Yards – 10,000 Mini Pollinator Sanctuaries

Is your yard grown organically? Chances are, probably not. Did you know that all of the plants, seeds, trees, shrubs, flowers, soil and compost you that you buy for your yard contains pesticides and other chemicals that you cannot “wash” off? That’s right! Neonicotinoids are pesticides that last up to 13 years on plants that… Read More »

Patagonia : Unbroken Ground Film

View Organic Food Composting event happening August 31st 2017 here! The organic food movement is growing to meet the demand for healthy, non gmo foods, sustainable practices and regenerative farming. Over 90% of customers prefer foods grown without the use of toxic pesticides, fertilizers and/or unhealthy farming practices. Patagonia has stepped up to the plate… Read More »

Ask the City to protect open spaces with policy!

Thank you to everyone that showed up to show your support for healthy parks and open spaces at Reno City Public Comment yesterday. I especially want to thank the couple that made time out of their busy day to share the painful story of the loss of there young son to a form of cancer… Read More »

City of Reno Pesticide Free Parks

Reno Nevada Working towards Pesticide free! Sandy Rowley, a local activist, worked for the better part of a year to educate local authorities on pollinator friendly alternatives to managing school playgrounds, parks and public spaces. She secured a national non profit, Beyond Pesticides and their experts in organic land care to train over 45 municipalities… Read More »

Attract Bees

Did you know that every seed, bulb, tree, shrub, flower and/or plant that you buy contains a type of pesticide that lasts 5 years or more? Unless you purchase certified organic seeds and/or plants, you are doing more harm to our ever declining pollinators.  Ask your garden shop for Neonic FREE plants and seeds. Find… Read More »

Pesticide Free Parks in Northern Nevada and Beyond!

Reported by: Jaime Hayden Email: jhayden@mynews4.com source : http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/City-of-Reno-beginning-pesticide-free-pilot/DjzP_8LT6kStMYejN8ruOQ.cspx City of Reno beginning pesticide free pilot program RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — A pesticide free training took place at Reno City Hall Tuesday. City officials learned alternative ways to keep Reno parks green, but with more natural products. “We just want to get out… Read More »

Pesticide Free Training for Northern Nevada!

Please see attached location and agenda for the pesticide free training at city hall. You must RSVP with the form link below to reserve your seats! Download Flyer here: Pesticide Free Training in Reno. Download Agenda for Pesticide Free Parks training here. We are confirmed for the training on Tuesday, July 28 in Council Chambers… Read More »