Bees and Pollinators

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Is there a bee-safe way to protect fruit trees from insects?

I have honeybees at my dad's house. He wants to spray his fruit trees with Bonide complete tree spray. I don't think I can talk him out of it. Is there any way to minimize the damage? I told him he needs to mow so there are no dandelions or anything they are foraging on anywhere near, and to do it...

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