Bees need our help.
Now if you can't get behind bees, you can surely get behind the food they help to produce. Our crops and our entire farming system relies on honeybees. Honeybees are absolutely essential to our society and our life. Did you know that doing something as simple as planting flowers in your garden can help to boost and maintain the honeybee population? Really, I'm not kidding. From poppies to coneflowers, clover and bee balm, there are dozes of species of flowers that are of vital importance to bees. Many can be purchased as seeds or starters at your local nursery or hardware + grocery store. Simple actions lead to amazing results.
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