Think Globally, Garden Locally

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Research-based stories about how you can welcome pollinators into your garden and grow food without pesticides. Explore the relationship between chemicals and bee deaths and meet a scientist who became a beekeeper. Includes vibrant, color photography.


  • Bee-coming a Beekeeper: An Interview with Andy Zaayenga
  • Chemicals Used on Almond Trees Linked to Bee Deaths
  • Urban Life of Bees: A Pollination-Parasite Trade-Off
  • Tips for a Bee-Friendly Garden
  • Urban Gardening’s Benefits Outweigh Lead Exposure Risk
  • Gardening Alternatives to Pesticides
  • Do Wandering Bees Help Spread Disease?

Plus an annotated bibliography with additional resources.