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September 6, 2019

To help bees through, plant a variety of blooms

By DEAN FOSDICK
Associated Press

The lack of four-season food sources is one of the leading causes of the world's declining bee populations. At certain times of year, there simply isn't enough nutrition in the natural environment to fill the collective demand.

Rapidly increasing urbanization, fencepost-to-fencepost farming, and pesticide use are among the factors reducing the diversity and abundance of flowering plant species.


 
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