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Why should you get bees?

         Bees are an amazing addition to your garden as they will help your plants soar to new heights. Historically, most garden areas didn’t need to have their own beehive (or apiary if you’re feeling fancy) mainly due to the fact that wild honey bees were in abundance. To put the importance of bees in perspective, their estimated value that they add to plants is approximately 265 billion USD. Unfortunately, bees have been rapidly declining in population over the past years; this has been commonly called Colony Collapse Disorder.          Colony collapse disorder is thought to be attributed to many different factors, however, nobody knows what exactly is causing it. The combination of mites, viruses, and other parasites have been...

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