Editor: It seems difficult to understand why people are still spraying cosmetic pesticides on their lawns. Do people not understand the dangers or do they not care? Don’t they realize they are affecting the surrounding homes as well? Is the perfect lawn more important?
After all the evidence of the highest cancer rates in Canada and the highest death rates from asthma in Canada why are we still gambling with our health and our children’s health on P.E.I.?
We love our beautiful island, why poison it? Let’s change our laws to find healthy, sustainable ways to manage our lawns and gardens.