Tag 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 […]

Winter Park Honey Merchandise is Here!

Along with our selection of award winning honey, we here at Winter Park Honey often receive requests for merchandise. To suit our pure raw honey loving customers, we’ve put together a great collection of Winter Park Honey coffee mugs, shirts, and other accessories!  You’ll find all sorts of great Winter Park Honey must-have gifts to […]

honey spill backs up traffic, but that’s not the only bad news…

http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/florida/2014/10/18/north-fort-myers-honey-spill-creates-sticky-scene/17501661/ Did everyone hear about what happened last week? a flat bed truck spilled about 2500 pounds of honey on the highway and backed up traffic for about an hour or so. Not only did the beekeeper lose his honey, but the spill attracted thousands of honey bees to the area many of which were […]

New research into the disappearance of bees worldwide indicates…

New findings explain exactly why the bees are disappearing Make sure the read through the article it has some new research, at first I thought it was just another article bashing pesticides and fungicides, but it is much more involved than you think!

13 fascinating facts about bees!

13 fascinating facts about honey bees! Check out the link above for an amazing article about 13 different fascinating facts about honey bees. It ranges between everything from different characteristics of types of bees, to the life cycle and even some scientific facts about the bees. there are a few in here even I didn’t […]

Australian scientists microchip bees to map movements, halt diseases

Here is a link to the article: Full Article Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have wiped out populations in the northern hemisphere.