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What Do Bees Do in Winter?

Colin DavenportAug 21, 20235 min read

What a Winter Looks like For a Honey Bee Colony Whenever I’m in the garden during the summer months, I love spying on my Honey Bees pootling about the lavender…

Honey Dripping From a Honey Frame

Is Honey Good For You, and if so, What Are The Health Benefits Of Honey?

Colin DavenportAug 20, 202316 min read

Is Honey Good For You? Honey is becoming an increasingly popular addition to many of our breakfast dishes including cereal, porridge and even the occasional smoothie, but have we ever…


Elderflowers (Sambucus Nigra)

Colin DavenportJul 12, 20231 min read

Elderflowers (Sambucus Nigra), a wonderful flower for cordials and food but not enjoyed as honey bee forage. The plant is mildly toxic so needs to handled with care for food…

Red Campion Flower

Red Campion (Silene Dioica) – Native to the UK

Colin DavenportJul 10, 20231 min read

Red Campion is a native species to the UK and an excellent source of forage for honey bees. Flowering between May and September it is an important source of nectar.…