We should ask questions before we purchase our plants this spring. It's important to know whether pesticides that put our bees at risk have been used.
Some of the plants we buy for our gardens are pretreated with neonicotinoid pesticides that are harmful to bees.
Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.
Bees and other insects, like moths, are common pollinators. However, other agents serve to pollinate plants such as the wind, birds and even giraffes.