intertruth: the garden of eden is your cure

Rosa Lokey Orbe, J.D. CalBRE License # 02067079

BEES

we've already lost 96 percent of the four major bumblebee species

honeybees are the only pollinators that live thru the winter as a colony and pollinate as nature warms up.

Honeybees pollinate 40-70 percent of what we eat.

honeybees give off formic acid and it wafts through the air and plants need it to survive this is also a finely diluted atmospheric element and humans need it to survive also.

COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER - CCD

Adult bees are abandoning the hive and leaving the young bees to die. Alot of research is being done on this right now and all research is pointing to pesticides.

vegetables that attract bees:

amaranth, carrot, garland chrysanthemum, leek, mustard, onion, parsnip, sunflower

herbs that attract bees:

carrot family (chervil, cilantro, coriander, dill, fennel, parsley); lavender; catnip; mint family (anise, hyssop); basil (especially african blue basil); goldenrod; lemon balm, marjoram; rosemary, thyme, chamomile, garlic, chives

(watch your garden and compile you own list)

bees need:

water, bare ground to raise their young and clumps of flowers

bees favorite colors are:

blue, purple, violet, white and yellow

In Plain English, WITHOUT THE HONEYBEES HUMAN LIFE WILL PERISH ON THIS EARTH

Books and Websites:

A-Z OF COMPANION PLANTING -Pamela Allardice

GOLDEN GATE GARDENING - PAM PEIRCE

Toward Saving the Honeybee - Gunther Hauk

GaiaBees.com

QueenOfTheSun.com

SpikenardFarm.org

www.sfbee.org

TheMelissaGarden.com

http://nature.berkeley.edu/urbanbeegardens