The Municipality of Chelsea has banned the use of pesticides for aesthetic purposes on the entire territory, except in certain cases mentioned in the by-law, for which it is necessary to obtain a permit from the municipality before any pesticide is used.
Weeds can be removed by hand or by using a vinegar and apple cider mixture of equal parts and spraying the boiling hot liquid.
In a litre of water, add 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of biodegradable soap or biodegradable insecticidal soap to water your plants or spray the leaves.
Grasscycling is leaving the grass clippings on the lawn after mowing. It saves you the task of cleaning up the clippings with a rake or emptying out your lawnmower bag in addition to several other benefits to you and your lawn.
Grasscycling allows you to: