• A Small Herb Garden Feeds Honeybees and You!

    Suppose you want to do your part to save honeybees, but you have room only for a little garden — on your patio, deck, balcony, or in your postage-stamp sized backyard? Good news: A small herb garden will feed you, your spirit, and your busy bee friends! Follow the following nine easy steps to a […]

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  • Bee poems: Hum by Mary Oliver

    Here is another poem honoring honey bees, by Mary Oliver HUM  by Mary Oliver What is this dark hum among the roses? The bees have gone simple, sipping, that’s all. What did you expect? Sophistication? They’re small creatures and they are filling their bodies with sweetness, how could they not moan in happiness? The little […]

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  • Herbs, Honeybees, and You: Win, Win, Win!

    Yummy news! You can enjoy fresh herbs in your meals and help rescue the world’s dwindling honeybee population! That’s right: YOU. To get things humming, all it takes is a small garden or even a few pots on your city balcony. Honeybees, Bumblebees, and Hummingbirds Feast on Herbs Herb gardens are a haven for pollinators, says Deb Soule, […]

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  • Honeybee Movies Are the Buzz! What’s in YOUR Popcorn?

    If you fly to YouTube and put a search on “honeybees,” you’ll get 152,000 hits! That’s a lotta popcorn, so we selected six movies/videos that explain the importance of — and threat to — our planet’s honeybees. Note: If you’ve only got a minute, learn the basics from any one of HoneyBee Conservancy’s three, one-minute public […]

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  • Beeswax: the Buzz About this Amazing Beehive Product

    Beeswax: the buzz about this amazing beehive product

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  • Raw Honey: 7 Benefits You Should Know About

    Raw honey is one of the healthiest natural sweeteners on the market, and one that is rapidly rising in popularity. It’s incredibly versatile, and can be used in a variety of delicious recipes, and to sweeten beverages such as coffee, tea, and smoothies. Since honey is a naturally-sourced substance, it is a much healthier alternative […]

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  • Teach Your Children Well: A Gardener’s Thoughts on Earth Day…

    Guest post by Michaela from The Gardener’s Eden (@MichaelainEden) As gardeners, most of us consider ourselves environmentally minded, and for us, every day is Earth Day. But, it’s important to remember that gardening —in and of itself—  is an unnatural act. When we work the soil and sow seed, fertilize and water, thin plants and […]

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  • Honey for Dogs (and other pets)?

    Can I give my dog raw honey? There are a number of “people foods’ that shouldn’t be fed to your pet. Is raw honey one of them?

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  • The 5 Best Honey Hacks for Honey Lovers

    The 5 best honey hacks for honey lovers – from food to beauty to healing

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  • It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s Barclay the Bee!

    A bee in comic book stardom – Barclay the Bee! We are so excited to announce the arrival of “Barclay the Bee,” a little six-legged supergal who is the star of a new comic book by artist Olga Andreyeva. Created by the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel and The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt […]

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