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  • Is there a bee-apocalypse on the horizon?

    In recent months, I've been concerned about the level of credence being given to some reports covering honey bees and colony decline, especially those that claim that a bee-apocalypse is coming and that bees will most definitely be extinct within a few years. Considering researchers, academics and beekeepers have been dealing with the problem of serious honey bee colony losses for the past 10 years, we might say that a bee-apocalypse has already arrived, if we wish to term it as such.
  • Make sure pesticides don't harm helpful pollinators

    Make sure pesticides don't harm helpful pollinators
    How can I save pollinators like honeybees and still use pesticides when I need them? Some pesticides, such as horticultural oil or soap, are effective and have low impact on beneficial insects. Call the Home and Garden Information Center for tips on...

    Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees

    Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees
    Many plants being marketed in nurseries and garden centers as beneficial to bees have been treated with an insecticide some scientists believe to be harmful to bee colonies, according to a study made public Wednesday by an environmental group. The study...

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...

    Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust

    Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust
    Among termites, powder post beetles and other borers, carpenter bees are the masters. They work nonstop producing a stream of sawdust. They drill straight in, sideways, even upside down, making holes in siding, trim and the structure of your home. And...