Spring is here, time to tidy the allotment garden
Spring is here and summer is around the corner. Time to clean up the allotment garden and sow the first salad and carrots.
However, caution should be exercised when applying pesticides. In Switzerland, up to 200 tonnes of pesticides are used annually for private purposes.
“We have often measured elevated pesticide levels in regional gardens.” says CEO Adrian Härri, “Unfortunately, hobby gardeners are often unaware of how many pollutants are in their soil.”
Biolytix analyzes the vegetables and soil for pesticides and heavy metals (lead, cadmium, copper and zinc) to make sure that the hard-working vegetables can be enjoyed without worry.
(Source in German: www.zeit.de/2018/16/schrebergaerten-schweiz-umweltschutz)