Each year the quest for the perfect lawn and garden has caused Canadians to spend millions of dollars on pesticides and chemical fertilizers. However there is growing concern about the detrimental effects of these chemicals. Use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers may result in contamination of surface and ground water, potential harm to the health of animals and humans, and the reduction of activity of beneficial organisms. This section contains sources of organic products and services to help you maintain a healthy and beautiful garden without harming the health of the environment or ourselves.
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Albion Nursery Garden Centre, 8602 Mayfield Road, Bolton, ON 905-951-1393
A selection of organic lawn fertilizers, pest control products, seeds and plants.
Dufferin Garden Centre, 250 “C” Line, Orangeville, ON 519-941-5081 http://www.dufferingarden.ca
Organic seeds, fertilizers and a variety of environmentally positive products.
Glen Echo Nurseries, 15070 Airport Road, Caledon East, ON 905-584-9973 http://www.glenecho.com
A wide variety of environmentally sensitive products for your lawn and garden including organic fertilizers, pest control products and more.
Headwaters Landscape Services, Richard Jones, 519-941-0434
Offers a full line of organic lawn treatments,; organic fertilizers, corn gluten and alfalfa used.
The Local Gardener, 519-830-9393 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.thelocalgardener.ca
The Local Gardener takes a natural approach to garden care, offering clients environmentally sustainable ornamental and kitchen garden installation and maintenance in the Caledon area.
Plant Paradise Country Gardens™, 16258 Humber Station Road, Palgrave, ON 905-880-9090 http://www.plantparadise.ca
A solar powered organic perennial nursery and garden centre that offers certified organic fertilizers and environmentally safe garden and lawn solutions. We are dedicated to promoting organic gardening by offering free workshops and extensive display gardens that provide visitors with an inspirational and educational experience. The Canadian Wildlife Federation has recognized Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ as a Certified Backyard Habitat for the creation of habitat and wildlife gardens
Region of Peel Compost, 905-791-9499 email@example.com http://www.peelregion.ca
Quality finished compost available, in bulk, for sale to residents. May be purchased from Community Recycling Centres.
Weed Man, 705-436-4733 http://www.weed-man.com
Provides some organic lawn care treatments and services.