Pesticides are one of the main reasons. The chemicals are sprayed on plants and causes the bees to get disoriented and they can't find their way back to the hive. Mites and moths can get into the hives and kill them."
What can we do to help?
Plant bee-friendly flowers around your home.
Don’t use pesticides to treat your lawn or garden.
Support local beekeepers. Buy local, raw or pure honey.
Buy local, organic food.
Learn how to be a beekeeper.
Mr. Garrett often meets with school kids to educate them about the importance of bees.