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Plants to act as a pesticide barrier

 
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Hi all!

I just moved onto a new growing space which is giant and lovely and I'm setting it up ruth stout style, but it is next to massive fields of conventionally produced monocrops, I've only been here a few months and already so many synthetic fertilizers and pesticides have been used. Im wondering if anyone has any good information about plants I could plant around my garden that might do a good job of absorbing some of the pesticides. So far I've only been able to find this one article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/06/080613164153.htm

Also sunlight blocking isn't an issue (its the praries)

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Yes, trying to find articles about plants that might absorb some of the pesticides are hard to find.

Permies is a wealth of information so I found these that might help:

https://permies.com/t/155450/Forb-Shrub-options-lessen-pesticide

https://permies.com/t/15992/Living-GMO-pesticide-monster

https://permies.com/t/13147/Pesticide-drift-Trespassing

I am sure that there is someone here who has some experience and can chime in.

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