- Author: Eric C Mussen
[From the June 2013 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News]
Most people have heard about the decline in honey bees (Figures 1 and 2) during the last several years. Are there things home gardeners can do to help?
Better Nutrition, Fewer Pesticides
The actual cause of the decline is still uncertain. What is known is a number of factors are probably involved. Honey bees are their most robust and able to best contend with stresses when well fed. In addition to water, honey bees require nectar sources for.../span>