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What pesticides are safe to use ?

Posted by EPABLO1208 5bIN (My Page) on
Tue, Jan 3, 06 at 22:00

I am contemplating a start at bee keeping. I am wondering if I will be able to use pyrethrins or rotenone on squash plants in my garden if I have a bee hive. Last year I had a big problem with Japanese beetles. Comments ? thanks, Paul.

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RE: What pesticides are safe to use ?

According to, both are listed as relatively non-toxic. Still one should be careful applying any pesticides. It should be applied so that it doesn't drift onto the hives themselves or flowers the bees are working.


Here is a link that might be useful: Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides

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