It’s a fact that most fruit and nut trees rely on cross pollination of their blossoms to produce fruit. This pollination is accomplished by the symbiotic relationship between sweet blossoms and nectar-seeking honeybees. The single most important factor to determine a good yield is the pollination that comes from honeybees. The National Resource Defense Council provides some great facts on “Why we need Bees”.
But what happens when there aren’t enough honeybees to do the job? What happens to our food supply when more honeybee colonies collapse? Continue reading “Holy honeybees! Where have all my almonds gone?”