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  • What do bees produce? - part 3!

    10th Feb 2020

    What do bees produce? - part 3!

    Bees also produce royal jelly which is used to feed the queen bee larvae. This is produced in very small amounts yet I am sure we have all seen hundreds of products which try to convince us that they…

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  • What do bees produce? - part 2!

    3rd Feb 2020

    What do bees produce? - part 2!

    Sap is turned into propolis which is used by the bees to disinfect the hive and block up and repair any gaps. It is incredibly sticky and has excellent properties which can be used in creams…

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  • What do bees produce? - part 1!

    29th Jan 2020

    What do bees produce? - part 1!

    Most people assume that bees only produce honey but they make other products which we all hear much less about. When they forage bees collect pollen, nectar, water and tree sap. They use pollen as a f…

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  • 10th Jan 2020

    Wonderful antibacterial honey!

    Honey has excellent antibacterial qualities and can be safely eaten after many years. Bacteria simply can’t grow in honey. A good experiment to prove this is to take a jar of jam and a jar of honey. T…

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  • 4th Jan 2020

    Honey is a true superfood

    Honey is a true superfood and has some fantastic properties. It has been used for centuries to heal wounds and is now being used again for this when modern remedies fail. It is used for healing ulcers…

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  • 30th Dec 2019

    Natural local honey vs supermarket honey

    Honey straight from the hive is nothing like the stuff you get in supermarkets. They like their honey to be glossy and clear and to ensure it won’t crystallise (which all honey does naturally).Superma…

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  • 29th Dec 2019

    Manuka or 'normal' honey?

    A couple of weeks ago we were asked if our products contained manuka or normal honey.So for those of you who aren't sure....You will probably have heard about manuka honey and its marvellous propertie…

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  • 26th Nov 2019

    15% off

    Get 15% off all orders over £40 until midnight on Saturday. Discount will be given automatically at checkout.…

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  • 12th Nov 2019

    Did You Know ?

    The Honey bee is probably the best-known bee around, but over 270 species of bee have been recorded in Great Britain. Honey bees and bumblebees live socially, led by a queen and serviced by male drone…

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