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Carole Rubin to Speak in the Okanagan


Wednesday, May 27

Carole Rubin, author of How to Get your Lawn and Garden off Drugs and How to Get Your Lawn off Grass will be speaking at a number of venues in the Okanagan next week.

TRU Alumni Building, Clocktower Building in Kamloops, Monday June 1, 7-9pm
City Hall in Salmon Arm, Tuesday June 2, 7-9pm
City Hall in Kelowna, Thursday June 4, 7-9pm 

Chemical pesticides were first formulated during the Second World War as agents of chemical warfare. Since then, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and other toxic agents have been developed for use in agriculture and home gardening to kill unwanted weeds, insects and diseases. Today we are looking for ways to clean these agrichemicals from our water, fisheries, wildlife species, soils - and our bodies. In Carole Rubin’s latest book, How to Get Your Lawn and Garden Off Drugs, she explains all you need to take that important first step.

This inspiring guide covers all regions of North America, and demonstrates how lawns and gardens can flourish by replacing synthetic chemicals with balanced organic alternatives. It contains clear instructions on how to properly choose, feed, water, aerate and cut your lawn and garden plants, plus a glossary and an updated list of organic suppliers.