Category Archives: Neonicotinoids

The Bee Report

We owe the beleaguered honeybee and his friends Bam! Statistics on honeybee survival leave you reeling. Take a look at some news items released this year. (Bold italics my emphasis.) From Reuters in May, 2015 comes this alarming report: “Honey … Continue reading

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What Is Killing the Honeybee? Part IV

Brinksmanship? Ignorance? Greed? Inertia? “It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray.”– Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Back in the seventies, Bob and I helped … Continue reading

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Who Is Killing the Honeybee? Part II

Pesticides and Who? Us Gardeners? Have you ever wondered why some nursery plants you buy look so perfect and stay that way all season? (Assuming they live through the season in your garden — they don’t always make it in … Continue reading

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