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Do Honey Bees Like Pumpkin as Much as Humans?

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Do Honey Bees Like Pumpkin as Much as Humans?

Fall is that time of year that a lot of people look forward to. The cool weather, the beautiful fall leaves, pumpkin farms and corn mazes , hot apple cider, and donuts.  October is pumpkin season, there is no way around that! Whether you are taking part in eating some […]

Mites, Moths, and Mice: Menacing Creatures

Managing a beehive can be challenging enough without the extra burden from predators. Honey bee colonies can be intruded by parasites, diseases, and other pests throughout all seasons and some can be very harmful. Keeping your hive healthy is of the utmost importance to your beekeeping journey in order to […]

The Honey Vegan Debate

The popularity of veganism has skyrocketed in the past few years and there has been much debate within all of this talk about honey. Is honey vegan? Why does it matter if honey is vegan? What is veganism? In order to answer all of these questions, we must first address […]

Honey Is The Unmatched Medicine

We can trace the usage of natural honey all the way to some 8000 years ago as Stone Age pictures depicted. Honey was commonly used by ancient Egyptians, Chinese, Greeks, Romans, and many other cultures as a method to cure illnesses or wounds. It can be seen as an antibacterial […]

Top 3 Mental Health Benefits of Beekeeping

You have probably had someone in your life, whether it was your mom, a friend, an expert, or someone on Facebook say to you, “being outside will help improve your mood,” well, we’re going to join them in saying that… Being outside will help improve your mood! As annoying as […]