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Bees at Work

How Gardeners Can Protect the Bees


A guide for gardeners with actionable steps they can take to prevent the decline bee of the bee population by Hannah Miller

Bee Art by Lucie

Tiny paintings of honeybees.

Attract Beneficial Bees

Wonderful quick read of the benefits of bees, why they are declining, and how to protect and attract them.

Bee Basics

An Introduction to Our Native Bees By Beatriz Moisset, Ph.D. and Stephen Buchmann, Ph.D.

Queen of the Sun

Great documentary about bees and their keepers.

Why Bees are Disappearing

TED talk by Marla Spivak

Honey Bee Suite

Solutions for better beekeeping

A Plea for Bees

TED talk by Dennis vanEngelsdorp

Bumblebee Nest Box

Plans for promoting bumblebees in the garden

Trees to Plant for Bees

A list provided by the National Arbor Foundation of trees that will help promote bees.

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The Good

of the Hive

Matt Willey's personal commitment to hand-paint 50,000 honey bees

Family Garden

Roundup Alternatives

Article by Consumer Notice

Roundup alternatives without glyphosate are available and can be effective. Organic brand options use naturally occurring oils or acids, and some alternatives can even be made with household ingredients. Farmers may find it easier to use different herbicides or farming methods.