It's a day to celebrate both the honey bee and our beeloved beekeepers. One way you can help them is to not use pesticides.
Master Gardener Guy Duran invented an ingenious way to grow crops on hard, unimproved soil using buckets of compost and lots of mulch. The flowers he grew are feeding LEAF's bees.
The author, a professor at Cornell, has studied wild honeybees over many years in a nearby forest. His discoveries include lessons that beekeepers can apply to their hives.