I apologise if this has already been posted elsewhere, You will be aware
of the problems gardeners experienced last year re: use of manure that
had been contaminated with aminopyralid - a particularly persistent
herbicide. Although the chemical was temporarily withdrawn problems
have also been experienced again this year.
If you are unaware and wish to read about the problem I have collated
lots of information which can be accessed from links from this page of
The government are currently considering an application to reinstate
the licence and an epetition has been set up against this which can be
You may wish to consider signing it.
In any event - to try and cut down on the number of people falling foul
of the problem a group of us are trying to publicise the need to be
cautious when obtaining manure. I hope you willhelp by spreading the