Bees collect pollen and nectar in order to eat and make honey. Nectar is a sweet liquid provided by flowers and is typically in the inside of the flower. It is the reward the plant provides for the pollinators as a thanks for cross-pollinating them. Bees find this sweet reward by sight and scent. The forager … Read more How Do Bees Find Nectar and Get It into The Hive?
Valentines Day is This Friday! Have you thought about spoiling your special someone with some honey for Valentines Day? Of course, flowers and chocolate are classics but adding honey will make your day extra sweet. This week only, use code: vday15 for 15% off of your order! …the coupon code expires soon! So make sure … Read more Valentines Day 2020 Honey Sale!
These blueberry pancakes are a lip-smacking way to fuel your day. Blueberries are very nutritional. Add even more nutrition with Allisons’ Apiaries Orange Blossom Blackberry honey butter as an optional topping. The blackberry flavor that the bees mix naturally into the honey will complement the blueberries.
Allisons’ Apiaries Honey is divine on fruit salad, adding a little sugary taste to otherwise tart fruits and complementing the sweetness of the sweeter fruits. Try this recipe the next time you make a batch of fruit salad for a picnic, family get-together, or dinner. Print Recipe Fruit Salad with Lime and Allisons’ Apiaries Honey … Read more Fruit Salad with Lime and Allisons’ Apiaries Honey
Yes! There are stingless bees. That is, there are bees that don’t have the capability to sting humans or other animals. You’d be surprised to find out where one species of stingless bee comes from. Australia is a continent that has gained a reputation of being a land that wants to kill humans. Indeed, it is … Read more Stingless Bees: Is there such a species?
What is beeswax used for? Beeswax lotion is one of the best uses of the wax that bees produce to make the honeycomb cells and seal the honey inside the honeycomb in the hive. When we harvest from a hive, we turn the beeswax into blocks and sell them for use in cosmetics, candles and many other uses.
As a platform for how bees care for their young, the beehive is an incredibly complex and delicate ecosystem requiring numerous inputs and outputs for the brood to survive. This includes mixing and providing an exactly correct solution of nutrition for each stage of bee brood development, including for a new queen.