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Bee Blog – August 2015

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“There was an old man in a tree
Who was horribly bored by a bee;
When they said, ‘Does it buzz?’
He replied, ‘Yes, it does!
It’s a regular [Read More]

Bee Blogs -July 2015

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Poppea, the beloved wife of the Emperor Nero, instructed her servants to regularly put a mixture of honey and asses milk on her face to [Read More]

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Bee Blogs -June 2015

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June Bee Notes

The last few weeks have been cool but the bees have been active and my best hives have a super of honey stored [Read More]

BEE BLOG – May 2015

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The ancient Greeks found honey to be soporific. According to legend, Zeus gave his father a honey drink before tying him up and de-throning him.
 
The [Read More]

Bee Blogs – April 2015

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Hair secret!
 Honey water has been popular as a face freshener or tonic for centuries. Sarah Duchess of Marlborough, who was famed for the beauty of [Read More]

Bee Blogs – March 2015

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A Cleansing morning tonic!
There is no better way to start the day than with this refreshing tonic. The benefits are several: it cleans the system; [Read More]