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Without bees what will your garden grow? Every year we get more and more people complaining because they are out in the garden with paint brushes pollinating there cucumbers. Stop using pesticides and let the bees do what they do best. Farmer John
Both GMO crops and conventional crops use bee-killing pesticides. Choosing organic is the only way to avoid GMOs, toxic pesticides, save our pollinators, and support a sustainable future. Tell Starbucks to serve only organic milk here: www.gmoinside.org... For more information on colony collapse, bees, and pesticides use these source links: www.seattleorgani... More
25,000 Dead Bees in Target Store Parking Lot: The blooming linden trees in the Target parking lot had been sprayed with Safari, a pesticide produced by Valent Professional Products, to protect the plants from aphid attack. However, the active ingredient in Safari was the chemical dinotefuran, an insect-killing poison chemically similar to nicotine. These nicotine-like pesticides, known as neonicotinoids kill bees, along with a wide range of other insects. - Discovery News
“The pilot study, co-authored by the Pesticide Research Institute, found that 7 of 13 samples of garden plants purchased at top retailers in Washington D.C., the San Francisco Bay Area and Minneapolis contain neurotoxic pesticides known as neonicotinoids that studies show could harm or kill bees and other pollinators."