Monthly Archives: December 2014

How to save the bees?

Honeybees, leaf cutter bees, butterflies, lady bugs and all kinds of pollinators are in a fight for their life. Why? Bee Habitat loss. Top 5 Reasons Why our Friendly Bugs are disappearing at an alarming rate: 1. Loss of habitat: Ever expanding shopping malls, apartment complexes and mini mansions are eating up what is left… Read More »

Are Garden Shops Killing Bees?

Declining populations of European honeybees, native bees and other pollinators have been well documented over the past few years. Research indicates that a combination of factors have contributed to this decline. These factors include habitat loss, poor nutrition, parasites such as the varroa mite, pathogens such as fungi and viruses, and exposure to pesticides. The… Read More »

Money for Bee’s

Pesticide-free bee garden a winner with realtors December 12, 2014 by Miriam Hodgman Leave a Comment The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) has announced that the Pesticide Free Bee Garden Project was selected as the inaugural “REALTORS® Build a Better Block” project. The Pesticide Free Bee Garden Project received the most votes in a public… Read More »