How a chemical free garden is better.

We, as a species, rely far too much on machines and chemicals. So much so, we now claim to have no time to do anything!

Our petrol driven mowers fill the air with illegal levels of fumes.¬†Our chemical controls, poison the soil and us. We are breeding millions of resistant and sometimes toxic animals and plants…

By Bff (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons
If we give ourselves permission to step back from the brink of global calamity and give ourselves time, we may just learn to breathe again!

Wow. That sounds serious. Not really, I always fill my talks with a smattering of humour – some of it a tad dark…