Is Spring nearly here?

Is Spring nearly here?

Is Spring nearly here?   Our honeybees are out and about enjoying a few dry and warmish days. So far all the colonies have survived the winter. The early Spring is a critical time as lots of young bees in a colony can easily run out of food, so I’m keeping...
Buzzing with success

Buzzing with success

Award winning honey and beeswax Wow! September was a busy month with two big honey shows – the Birmingham Honey Show at Winterbourne Gardens and the Warwickshire County Show. It was a lot of meticulous work preparing all my entries, but it was worth it. I came...
World Bee Day

World Bee Day

World Bee Day 🐝 – Saturday 20 May Celebrating our favourite day of the year, and this year’s theme is all about bee-ing engaged! It’s a fabulous opportunity to acknowledge the critical role bees play in our lives. These amazing little creatures pollinate around...
Honey & lemon cup cakes

Honey & lemon cup cakes

Award winning honey & lemon cupcakes (third prize in the Warwickshire Beekeepers County Show!) Honey & lemon Cup Cakes Ingredients for cakes:150g (6oz) butter, softened100g (4oz) caster sugar50g (2oz) floral honey from a local beekeeper :-)Finely grated zest...
World Bee Day

1st National Honey Day

First National Honey Day      Let’s celebrate! Friday 21 October is the first ever National Honey Day in the UK. The aim of the day is to promote delicious local honey and to highlight the increasing problem of fake ‘honey’.Honey has been used worldwide for...