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Bee-Friendly Gardening

Ah, spring. Flowers are blooming and bees are buzzing. Besides sprucing up your garden for pretty views, it can also help save the U.S.A Honey Bee, one bee-friendly plant at a time.

Here are 10 plants that will add a dash of color to your landscape while also creating a meal for the honey bees.

 

Black-eyed Susans […]

By |April 26th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

All Hail The Queen Bee

The leader of the pack. The alpha female. The heart and soul of the colony. Bow down … it’s time to learn about the queen bee!

The queen bee: What makes her so special?

The queen is much larger than all of the other bees in the hive but she has short wings that extend halfway […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar

Just like honey, apple cider vinegar (ACV) is one of nature’s superior products. When combined with honey, the natural benefits multiply.

We know what honey is and the benefits it provides, but what is ACV and why is it so beneficial?

ACV is a liquid made from crushing apples and squeezing out the liquid. From here, bacteria […]

By |April 19th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

10 Honey and Lavender Recipes

In the spirit of the season, it only seems fitting to make things with a floral touch. The flower of choice? Lavender. The plant rides on rich flavors and textures while giving them an extra lift, which is why it pairs so well with honey. Using lavender in the kitchen might seem strange, as some […]

By |April 7th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

9 Salad Recipes Made With Honey

Simple preparation, fresh ingredients and bold flavors make these salad recipes perfect for any time of the year, but especially spring! With all of the fresh produce this wonderful season brings, there’s no better way to enjoy them than by mixing them together in a salad that incorporates honey and other savory ingredients.
1.  Blueberry […]

By |March 31st, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

12 Honey Myths vs. Facts

Fact or fiction ­– are you curious about which is which when it comes to honey? We’re here to unmask the 12 biggest honey myths and explain the facts.
1. Crystallized honey is spoiled honey
Myth
There’s a lot of misconception when it comes to crystallization, also known as granulation. Crystallization is honey’s natural process of preserving itself. […]

By |March 25th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

I Love My Sue Bee Honey

We’re celebrating our new jingle by giving away a ton of sweet prizes from Sue Bee Honey and The Henningsens!
Head over to our Facebook page or simply enter below for your chance to win! And don’t forget to share the promotion with your friends to gain additional entries and increase your chances of winning. 
Prizes
There’s so […]

By |March 21st, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

Agriculture that Depends on Honey Bees

One out of every three bites of food Americans consume comes from a plant pollinated by bees or other pollinators. Economically, it’s estimated that $15 billion crops annually are pollinated in the U.S., with bees doing almost 80 percent of the work.

Not only does the bee’s pollination result in higher number of fruits, berries or […]

By |March 16th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes With Honey

Every March 17, people all across the country get dressed in their favorite green clothing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This day commemorates Ireland’s foremost patron saint, who is said to have driven out all the snakes from the Emerald Isle. One of the most popular parts of this traditional Irish holiday? Food, of course. […]

By |March 14th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments

What Spring’s Arrival Means to the Honey Bee

Spring is right around the corner. Birds are chirping and temperatures are rising. We know what’s going on around us, but what is going on in the honey bee colony when this exciting new time blooms?

Activities that occur in the colony vary with the seasons, and spring is the most important time of the year […]

By |March 7th, 2016|General Buzz|0 Comments