Backyard gardens might not be so bee friendly

June 25, 2014 6:10 PM

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"It is impossible to deny that these things are having major environmental impacts," said Dave Goulson.

A new study by groups Friends of the Earth and the Pesticide Research Center found that many apparently bee-friendly plants widely available at Home Depot, Lowe's and Walmart garden centers contain high levels of neonicotinoids -- a class of pesticides research suggests are highly toxic to bees, but...

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