Steps on the path to BeeConscious Action...
- Purchase local honey whenever possible
- Stop the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides on your lawn and garden
- Let a small section of your lawn go to seed for bee foragers
Be A BEE Buddy!
All of the above plus:
- Spray your garden and lawn with BD preparations
- Plant as many flowers and shrubs for the bees as possible to span three seasons
- Recruit 5 friends and neighbors to become bee friendly
Become a Bee Keeper!
Implement practices above and purchase two nucs and bee hives
- Let your bees swarm and try to catch them to increase your apiary
- Leave most of the honey for the hive!
- Encourage a friend to help you with your hives
- Join local bee keepers association and advocate for holistic methods