B.C. municipality votes to phase out gas-powered gardening tools – CBC.ca

Residents of Oak Bay, B.C., will soon have to turn off their gas-powered leaf blowers for good.

Councillors in the southern Vancouver Island community voted Tuesday to phase out the residential use of all gas-powered gardening tools over the next three years. The motion is set to take effect in 2023, meaning residents have until the end of 2025 to replace old tools with newer technolog…….

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Digging into the gardening boom across Western New York – Spectrum News

BUFFALO. N.Y. — There’s been a boom in gardening during the pandemic. In fact, according to the National Gardening Association, the pandemic led to more than 18 million new gardeners.

There’s also been a growth in urban gardening. Both are bridging the gap in food deserts, plus, it’s keeping families fed in a time when prices are rising at the grocery store. According to the USD…….

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