How Your Bee-Friendly Garden May Actually Be Killing Bees | Science | WIRED

Even as they try to help the bees, people may inadvertently poison them by planting pesticide-laden plants purchased from big-box garden centers, suggests a new report. More than half of ostensibly bee-friendly plants sampled at Home Depot, Lowe’s and Walmart garden centers contained high levels of neonicotinoids, which are considered highly toxic to bees, butterflies and other insect pollinators.

Source: www.wired.com

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