Gardeners Beware: Bee-Toxic Pesticides Found in “Bee-Friendly” Plants Sold at Garden Centers Nationwide
- Hi All,
Check out this new report <http://www.foe.org/beeaction>by Pesticide
Research Institute and Friends of the Earth. We found bee-toxic
pesticides in about half of the plants we sampled from Home Depot,
Lowe's and OSH in the Bay Area, Minneapolis area and the DC area. The
FOE BeeAction page has a place where you can sign on to encourage these
major retailers to get the pesticides out of their plants.
And then you can see Terry Oxford on NBC TV
(she was at our workshop with Les) doing a really fantastic job talking
about how important it is to help the bees! You might recognize the
location . . .
Susan E. Kegley, Ph.D., Principal and CEO
Pesticide Research Institute
1400 Shattuck Ave, #8
Berkeley, CA 94709
Phone: (510) 705-1874
Fax: (510) 705-1683
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