Tag Archive for 'bee friendly plants'

Pesticide and herbicide risk to bees that are vital for our food supply

May 25th, 2012 by Friends of the Earth

According to the UK government’s Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) pesticide use rose by 6.5% between 2005 and 2010. Trends in the use of pesticides have varied strongly between UK crops over the past five years but overall pesticide use rose 6.5% due to increasing treatment intensity on a number of crops including those […]

Dutch bicyclists plant bee-friendly flowers along 1000 kilometre trail

May 15th, 2012 by Eosta B.V.

Nature & More have launched an international “Bees Love Organic” campaign. As part of this campaign, more than a thousand Dutch cyclists are currently transforming a 1000 kilometre long bicycle trail into a “bee trail”, by sowing organic flower seeds. Twenty-three German organic wholesalers and retailers are distributing 280,000 bags of flower seeds with their […]