cynthia_h
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"Great Sunflower" Project to Support Honeybees in

This article appeared today in the on-line edition of the San Francisco Chronicle:

https://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/24/MNHJ176D4C.DTL

The response to the request to plant a specific breed of sunflower and tabulate visits by honeybees has been overwhelming, and many gardeners are re-thinking their use of chemicals because of the link to Colony Collapse Disorder.

Please see www.greatsunflower.org for further information.

Cynthia H.
Sunset Zone 17, USDA Zone 9

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Jewell
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How timely :D Thanks for the great update!

ljcoolj
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I signed up! Can't wait to count my bees! Thanks so much for sharing.

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