Category Archives: Bees

Herb Planting for Bees

  Herbs provide a valuable source of food for bees and other pollinating insects. Since bees have lost much of their natural habitat, growing a few herbs is a really easy way to enjoy fresh flavors and help our bees.     You may or may not have space for a large kitchen herb garden, but […]

The Mystical Power of Bees

bees and honey

“Ask the bees what the Druids knew” Old English adage   Historically, there are many cultural beliefs that surround bees. Some are true; some are mythological.  It is well-known in current observations of “bee-havior,” that bees hate the odor of cattle and horses.  Indeed, bees find most human’s scent to be offensive. Yet, there are stories told […]