Honey bees are incredibly important pollinators for our nation’s food production. Honey bees and consequently our food supply are in danger. Neonicotinoids are to blame. They are in common everyday pesticides that many farmers and plant grower use to keep pests off the plants. The problem is that this substance is messing with the bee nervous system and is killing of the bees at an alarming rate. It is closely related to nicotine and we all know how that effects humans! Here is a list of products containing neonicotinoids so that we as consumers can choose not to use these products in our own garden.
If you would like to plant your own garden to help the honey bees find clean food here are some things to consider: