Then last week, a shocking 37 million bees were reported dead across a single farm in Ontario.
Independent American garden store owners are critical to the fight to stop neonics and save the bees. If you live in the US, your local garden store owner down the street probably sells neonics to your neighbors, who are in turn spraying them on their flowers and poisoning bees all around you. Collectively, these independent garden stores are the largest single group of commercial pesticide distributors in the world.
Kaytee, Claiborne, Taren, and the rest of us
The New York Times: 2 Studies Point to Common Pesticide as a Culprit in Declining Bee Colonies,