Do nurseries sell plants that are poisonous to honeybees?
I realize that the honeybee is a non-native insect to North America, but if this info is true, and if the situation negatively impacts honeybees, will it also hurt our native bee population?
From a Facebook friend's post:
I did not know neonic pesticides become part of the plant if the seeds grow. I'll be asking my local nursery if the flowers I buy this year were grown with neonicotinoids. Wouldn't that be ironic to buy flowers that were poisonous to honeybees?!?!
#todo investigate further the claims.
Jun 25, 2014
Widespread impacts of neonicotinoids 'impossible to deny'
#nature - #environment - #business - #flower - #insect - #food - #blog_jr
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