This is why I wrote Compost Everything, folks:
Charles Dowding’s garden was hit with aminopyralid herbicides. Awful.
People have gotten on my case and accused me of exaggerating or “doing something wrong.”
I wasn’t, and those people are idiots.
Scott does a very good job explaining the problem in his video, after he encountered the same problem:
This is a serious issue for organic gardeners.
It keeps happening and it will keep happening as long as gardeners keep using hay and manure in their gardens. They are great amendments, but Dow Agrosciences has made them completely unsafe because they serve Satan.
It’s awful, but unless they stop making this crap, gardens will keep getting killed.
Charles Dowding is a great gardener. Scott Head is a great gardener. Karen Land is a great gardener.
I am a great gardener, and I got hit.
Don’t. Bring. In. Manure. Or. Hay.
Straw bales are suspect as well, despite what Troll Karsten says.
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