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Show Bees Some Love

People across the U.S. and Canada are swarming stores to ask retailers to “show bees some love” and stop selling bee-killing pesticides and garden plants pre-poisoned with these pesticides.


Show Bees Some Love

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Bee Safe Neighborhoods in Colorado gathering Halloween cards from Lowe's customers asking the store to stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Girl Scout's from the Redmond, WA troop delivering over 30 cards to Lowe's on behalf of their fellow Brownies and Daisies asking the store to give bees treats, not tricks and stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Delivering flowers and Halloween cards to Lowe's to ask the store to give bees treats, not tricks. Photo credit: Sum of Us

More than a million people have signed petitions demanding that Lowe’s stop selling bee-killing pesticides and plants pre-treated with these pesticides. Photo credit: Sum of Us

This little bee visited his Lowe's in Philadelphia to urge the retail giant to give bees treats, not tricks and stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photo credit: Sum of Us

Bees in New York poised to urge Lowe's to stop being a "little shop of horrors." Photo credit: Sum of Us.

Lowe's customers in Redlands, CA want the store to stop being a little shop of horrors and give bees treats, not tricks.

Members of the community in Redlands, CA swarmed their local Lowe's store to deliver a dozen Halloween cards to urge the retail giant to stop selling bee-killing products and plants pre-treated with the chemicals.

Nick and Monique visited their Lowe's store in Upland, CA to explain the urgent need for the store to stop selling bee-killing pesticides and give bees treats, not tricks.

Bee Safe Neighborhoods busy at work protecting bees and urging Lowe's to stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photographer: Greg Robinson

This Lowe's customer pledged to take the Bee Safe Neighborhood pledge and not use systemic bee-killing pesticides or pre-treated plants in their backyard. They join hundreds in taking the pledge, which means they won't be shopping at Lowe's. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Lowe's customers want the store to stop being a little shop of horrors and stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Bees educating Lowe's customers on why they need treats, not tricks and want a stop to bee-killing pesticides. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Lowe's customers visiting their local Lowe's in Louisville, CO urging the store to stop selling bee-killing pesticides. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Bee lovers across the U.S. and Canada want Lowe's to stop selling bee-killing pesticides and stop being a little shop of horrors. Photographer: Greg Robinson

The local manager of Lowe's in Louisville, CO wouldn't accept Halloween cards from their customers. These bees were told to send the cards to the corporate headquarters. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Bee Safe Neighborhoods in Colorado collected 35 letters to Lowe's the day before Halloween asking the store to give bees treats, not tricks. Photographer: Greg Robinson

Beekeepers from the Maryland State Beekeepers Association visited three Lowe's stores in Maryland asking the store to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

The Lowe's in Windsor, Canada head from a swarm of customers asking the store to stop housing the bee-killer to protect bees.

These gardeners in Windsor, Canada swarmed Lowe's to urge the retailer to stop selling bee-killing pesticides and plants pre-treated with the chemicals.

In Ottawa, Canada, Lowe's was swarmed by a large contingent of bee-lovers asking the store to give bees treats, not tricks and stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Activists in Ottawa, Canada at Lowe's delivering cards to ask the retailer to stop being a little shop of horrors for bees.

The IL Right to Know GMO group delivered Halloween cards to Lowe's in Arlington Heights, IL to ask the store to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Laura delivered this Halloween card to her Lowe's store in Denver, CO. As a gardener with a large organic garden that has seen few bees for the past 3 or 4 years, Laura wants Lowe's to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.

Members of the Pollinator Project Rogue Valley delivering a Halloween card to the store manager at the Lowe's in Medford, OR asking him to deliver the message to Lowe's corporate headquarters that Lowe's need to give bees treats, not tricks.