honey bees

Summer Management of Honey Bees

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Below is an excerpt from Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, 2nd Edition © Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney. Used with permission from Storey Publishing. Summer Management The peak bloom for … Read More

Natural & Nontoxic Beekeeping

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. You’ve likely heard about declining bee populations, but do you know why they are declining? In Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, Ross Conrad explains that some of the reasons for declining … Read More

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Is it really honey?

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about adulteration and fraud in the olive oil industry. Even though there are laws about labeling olive oil, those laws are not enforced. The situation with honey is even worse. When doing … Read More

Did you know … bees feed us

by Alison Jones Bees pollinate many crops that we enjoy eating! According to 10 crops that would disappear without bees, “more than $15 billion worth of crops are pollinated by bees each year just in the United States alone. Put … Read More

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