- Marla Spivak: Honeybees, wild bees and bumblebees dying at frightening rates
- Bees pollinate majority of our crops, she says; fewer bees will cause food supply to shrink
- Spivak: Use of herbicides, pesticides are killing off flowering plants, poisoning bees
- Spivak: Try not to use herbicides, insecticides; put out flowering plants
(CNN)As thoughts turn to warm weather and gardening, it's a good time to consider planting flowering trees, shrubs and other plants that are attractive to bees, butterflies and other pollinators. You can beautify your yard, diversify the landscape and feed and protect pollinators, all at the same time.