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Bees are critical for the future of the earth


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Bees are responsible for 80 percent of pollination that takes place on Earth, according to greenpeace.org. Pesticide usage, habitat loss and global warming are a few reasons the bee population is in decline. Although many flinch at the sight of a bee, these tiny creatures are responsible for the pollination of fruits, nuts and vegetables.   

  • Mix one gallon of vinegar, one cup Epsom salt and one tablespoon castile soap to create an alternative to chemical pesticides.
  • Plant bee- friendly flowers such as geraniums, black-eyed susans, hyacinths and wild lilac. 

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