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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!

Jorge Arauz led a class discussion at Madison Friends Friends (Quakers) Meeting in Wisconsin. As a result of the discussion, one of the children colored this sign to encourage the end of bee-killing pesticides.

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!"

Voices in LA are united in urging Home Depot to stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photo taken by Planet Rehab.

Bee swarm at the Home Depot in LA to ask the retailer to "show bees some love" and stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Bees pollinate two-thirds of the food crops humans eat everyday. Home Depot needs to take a stand by taking neonics off the shelf. Photo by Planet Rehab.

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.

Bee activists delivering valentines in LA asking Home Depot to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

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.

Talking about dire bee situation and why action needs to be taken NOW by Home Depot to work to protect bees.

Kids are looking to Home Depot for leadership on bees so they have a sustainable future.

Home Depot, save the bees and stop selling bee-killing pesticides!

Talking with TV crews from ABC and CBS in Minneapolis, MN about why Home Depot needs to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Show bees some love and stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

All we are saying, "Give bees a chance"

Valentine's Day wishes for Home Depot: bee sweet to bees!

Home Depot show bees some love and stop selling pesticides that harm bees!

This bee is urging Home Depot to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Bees buzzing to save dwindling bee populations by asking Home Depot to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Home Depot, "show bees some love"

Bee friendly seeds for Home Depot customers from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, which don't kill bees like Home Depot bee-killing pesticides.

Local ABC and CBS stations interviewed protesters about their bee swarm at the Home Depot in Minneapolis, MN.