Monsanto Muddies the Water as E.U Madness Allows Roundup on our Shelves!

It saddens me to read, that despite all the odds and 1.3 million signatures against Monsanto’s continued use of roundup as a weedkiller. However the EU in it’s wisdom decided to issue a further five year lease to continue manufacturing non-selective herbicide associated with cancer and other neurological diseases.

But let’s not panic there’s a royal engagement after all, its only a decision that’s likely to have long term ecological effects on our planet, our families and their Children!

So I for one will never use Roundup again, any doubt of its safety is life threatening and the E.U has yet again ignored the people it represents.

The madness of Monsanto’s 15 year lease request a decline to a reduced 10 application beginning refused in favour of a 5 year lease even after the World’s Health Organisation cancer agency has stated “probably carcinogenic to humans” in 2015. We have been silenced by officals in place to ensure our safety, instead of a reprieve from dangerous enzyme blocking non-selective chemical use on our land and crops is free to poison the natural World.

Free the Weeds! Ban Roundup for LIFE and find alternative cultural environmentally friendly methods to farm our green once pleasent land.

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Stephen Pryce-Lea

Head Gardener and International Horticultural Consulatant




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Award winning, 40 something year old professional plantsman and horticulturalist with National Trust, private parks and estate management background. My vast plant knowledge and hands on techinical experience, afforded me the opportunity to work in various horticultural landscapes, in the UK, USA & Eastern Europe. Having worked in both garden retail & the design service industry gave me the practical diversity and managerial skill set, required for running a large prestigious gardens and stately homes. I strongly believe knowledge is to be shared and have worked closely with people and staff of all ages and abilities keen to develop their passion for gardening, including groups of children, special needs and adults. I have hosted guided walks, talks and tours for those keen to learn about cultivated and wild plants, garden development, history and design. As an member of the NNCPG and National Trust, I am actively involved in the preservation of several important plant collections both in public and private gardens throughout the UK. “It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion grow together, in a garden it’s paradise” Follow @IGrowHort on GardenTags. Stephen is passionate about gardening as Head Gardener with a team of ten staff he manages a prestigious Cheshire country estate of 55 acres, inc wild flower meadows, woodland, organic kitchen and formal gardens. Follow Stephen today”

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