Pesticides known to kill bees, neonicotinoids, were found in over half of garden plants from local home improvement stores.
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
Check out these flowering plants that can help give bees a boost.
Stress experienced by individual bees over a prolonged period of time begins to affect the entire colony, and can lead to colony collapse. Continue reading →
Biologists worry that declines in honey bee populations endanger the global food system. However, native bees and other insects actually pollinate many of the world's crops, not honey bees. Continue reading →
'Bee-friendly' plants may be killing the vital pollinators they're intended to help. Continue reading →