As you’ve probably seen from previous blog posts, bees are a necessity for mankind and the disappearance of honey bees may cause a lot of problems to arise. There are plenty of ways to preserve our precious bees, and better yet, our livelihood. No more honey bees means no more humanity. With your help, the honey bee population and be preserved little by little.
How You Can Help
You may think to yourself, “How can I support the increase of the honey bee population? I don’t know anything about bees, but I love honey.” Well, there are a few simple ways you can do your part in saving the population. Here are just a few tips:
- Nectar Plants – There is a variety of plants and flowers you can keep in your garden to supply honey bees with the food they need to do their jobs, which provide us the beneficial raw honey we need.
- Common yarrow
- Reducing Pesticides – Neonicotinoid pesticides are quite the problem for honey bees. These harmful pesticides cause the bees to reproduce less, further debilitating the honey bee population. Some pesticides even instantly kill honey bees, while others may kill them after returning to the hive.
- Support the Supporters – You can do your part by donating to established research programs so they can continue on in their strive to support the bee population. So whether you have a garden or not, you can leave it to the professionals and help them help the bees!
Do It Yourself
If you’re old-fashioned and like to DIY, there are plenty of ways you can provide some first-hand help to the honey bee world. Now is a perfect time to protect the bee population and save humanity by becoming a beekeeper! Not only can you provide yourself with delicious raw honey, your bees will also help pollinate nearby crops. Go ahead and do your part by researching the necessary resources and get your beehive up and running! After the initial steps, maintaining a beehive can be a simple and low-maintenance task.
Not Yet Convinced?
If we haven’t convinced you about the importance of honeybees and the great taste and use of honey take a look at our products and try some for yourself! Do some research. Find out how honey is made and the benefits of raw honey. Most importantly, save the bees!