The Pesticide Spray Advisory is free public service. This advisory reports the daily weather conditions as forecast on Environment Canada's website between 6:30am and 8:00am for the
Since 2004, the Pesticide Spray Advisory is provided as a service to governments, applicators and individuals to offer awareness of the regulations surrounding pesticide use. Because of the inclement weather in
The Pesticide Spray Advisory and this website will offer public education and assist the public in understanding how to ensure that these regulations enforced until such time our government sees fit to protect us entirely from the dangers of these toxic substances. Our government should be by following the advice of the many heath care professionals by prohibiting use of synthetic pesticides and promoting alternative lawn and garden care for the protection of our citizens and the environment.
The daily advisory will run from June 1st and will conclude on October 1st, however the information on this website will be maintained year-round and pesticides are often sprayed outside this time frame.
Federal, Provincial & Municipal governments are responsible for regulating pesticides. The federal government, through Health
Feel free to browse this site to find out more about pesticides and how you can help!
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Many people feel they can not achieve a beautiful garden without pesticides. This is ludicrous.
Have a look at my low maintaince garden right here in Newfoundland which has never seen a poison and is home to birds, bees, butterflies. I have been told by local real estate agents that my garden has increased my property value by more than $20,000. It took some time to prepare the garden but once I established the plants I have little work to do.
I spend less than 5 hours each year caring for my garden. I seed with grass and clover every spring, rake off any dead grass, mow 3 to 5 times a year and lime in the fall. That's it. Do I have bugs...yes, a few but nothing problematic. Do I have weeds? Not a dandelion but many wildflowers and green plants including clover.
Do I have a healthy garden? You bet. And I don't need to spend time fussing over my garden with a clover lawn like emerald crushed velvet and the many hardy plants in my rock borders.
Have a gander: