Garden Creates Food for Bees
call the phenomenon
Colony Collapse Disorder. CCD is an epidemic that's killed millions of bees
since it was first observed in 1995.
“The designs consist of ‘day-wear’ for insects such as bees and butterflies and ‘evening-wear’ for moths," Ingham said. "In the urban environment where garden space is limited and nectar rich plants rare, the clothing can be hung out as clothes are hung on a washing line, to act as an attractant to pollinators,”
Ingham sees these “wearable
gardens” as a way to stabilize bee populations in areas where nectar-rich
plants are rare, and as a way to generate some “buzz” about their dwindling
Backgrounds: Robert Kaufman Fabrics: http://www.robertkaufman.com/
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