Geneva makes changes towards chemical-free green spaces
Geneva has phased out the use of pesticides and chemicals in the city’s parks and other green spaces.
It was decided in 2015 to stop using chemicals, but the change had to be brought in slowly as gardens needed to be adapted.
The move will mean some noticeable changes. There will be more weeds and wild flowers on the lawns – but it’s believed people will be more understanding.
Also, the plants that make up the famous flower clock will have to be changed to more resilient species.
Any compost used will be locally produced which will cut down on transport and it can be assured it will also be chemical free.