Show Bees Some Love
The week of Valentine’s Day, February 10-16, thousands of people coast-to coast are swarmming Home Depot and Lowe’s, delivering more than half a million petition signatures and Valentine’s asking these stores to “show bees some love” and stop selling bee-killing pesticides and garden plants pre-poisoned with these pesticides.
Folks in Madison, WI composed this song. Listen up Lowe's and Home Depot!
Four year old Julian wants a future filled with a just agricultural system. He urged Lowe's to "show bees some love" and stop selling bee-killing pesticides by delivering this valentine.
Julian (4), Joseph (2), and their mom Rose Welch, delivered this valentine at the Lowe's in West Sacramento, California. In addition to the valentine, Julian delivered this message to the store manager, "don't kill the bees!"
Bee swarm at the Home Depot in LA to ask the retailer to "show bees some love" and stop selling bee-killing pesticides.
Beekeepers reported 40-100 percent losses of their hives last winter. We can't let another year pass with Home Depot selling bee-killing pesticides. Photo taken by Planet Rehab.
Swarm in LA talking to managers at Home Depot about why they need to "show bees some love" and stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photo taken by Planet Rehab
Bees are the backbone to our life and our food system. Home Depot, we're calling on you to help us protect them.
Valentine's Day wishes for Home Depot: bee sweet to bees!
Bee friendly seeds for Home Depot customers from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, which don't kill bees like Home Depot bee-killing pesticides.