August 18, 2018 is National Honey Bee Day! National Honey Bee Day is an awareness day for the bees, started in 2009 by beekeepers of the United States to promote and educate the public about the bee industry. Bees play a very important role in our life,producing honey, and pollinating a large varieties of plants. They pollinate almost all crops and trees, thus we may enjoy different vegetables and fruits.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Click here to learn more about local beekeepers!
Want to help the bees in your yard? Plant a bee garden! By planting a bee garden, you too can do your part to help the bees by adding to the shrinking inventory of flower-rich habitat in your area. In return, the bees will pollinate your flowers, providing a bountiful harvest of fruits, seeds and vegetables as well as the joy of watching them up close.
Click here for some helpful tips to keep in mind as you grow your bee garden!
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