Every third Saturday of August, a vibrant celebration takes place in honor of some of nature’s most diligent workers – honeybees. National Honeybee Day, observed annually, is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the significance of honeybees and the crucial role they play in our ecosystem. As these incredible […]
Raw honey is a natural sweetener that offers many health benefits compared to processed sugars. It contains vitamins and minerals, enzymes, probiotics, and other components that can promote gut health, reduce inflammation, and help boost the immune system. Learn more about the potential health benefits and how to use it […]
I wanted to try making a video of the bees using the slow-motion function on my phone and finally got around to it
Anyone can create a welcoming garden for pollinators. Turning your own yard or other property such as a schoolyard, work landscape, or roadside green space into a pollinator habitat is fun, easy and can make a difference for birds also. Planting a few flowers for your honey bees is like adding a few gallons of water to the ocean. Honeybees need on average about a square mile of good cover to forage on. However, adding a diverse mix of flowering plants to your garden will also attract butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, along with native bee species and the occasional wasps. These insects are essential to our survival and need to be welcomed into at the least a corner of our backyards. Besides providing a food source for pollinators flowers provide cover for other wildlife such as birds and also reduce neighborhood mowing area.