Honey Tea Recipe for Building Up Nucs, Splits, Swarms, or Packages

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Honey Tea Recipe for Building Up Nucs, Splits, Swarms, or Packages

Use this recipe to augment the growth of a colony to prolific rates to ensure that the colony can handle anything with small numbers of worker bees. Will make a quantity for two 1-quart servings. Ingredients Water (well or spring) ½ tsp. chamomile ½ tsp. yarrow ½ tsp. stinging nettle ½ […]

Top 5 Reasons Bees Don’t Survive the Winter

A big concern for beekeepers at this time of year is worrying about whether or not their hives will survive the cold winter months. There are several reasons why a hive may not make it to Spring, and many of those are preventable. Below are 5 of the most common […]
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Easy Honey Lemon Lavender Scones

This recipe makes a wonderful treat to pair with coffee, tea, or cocoa. They’re not overly sweet, and the lavender lends a fantastic floral flavor, which plays well with the tart lemon. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ tsp. salt ½ cup butter ¼ cup honey ¼ […]

Bee Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is filled with family, fun, and, most importantly, food.   Last year, we shared a few recipes for some holiday goodies that all used honey. This year, we decided to put a fun spin […]