How to help bees today: You and I can make a difference in the dying and sick bee population. The news has reported on our worldwide declining bee population but the problem persists. But the problem is still fixable, if we all put in a little more effort to help these amazing pollinators. So how can you help bees today? I have 5 simple ways to do that. Do them all, or at least 1. Remember that without bees it is estimated that more than 2/3 of the world’s crops would be gone. It isn’t just honey that these lovely bugs help to produce.
You aren’t going to be required to start a hive or your own. However if this appeals to you there are ways to start a small colony right in your own backyard.
Top 5 Ways We Can Help Bees Today
1. Start planting flowers and flowering herbs and vegetables. We can help bees by providing safe environments for them. Make sure your garden and yard includes bee attracting flowers (native is best) as well as herbs and vegetables that flower. These are safe havens in world of monoculture farms, concrete jungles and the pristine yards in the burbs soaked in pesticides.