We are delighted to be supporting Solitary Bee Week by helping to spread the word about the incredible diversity of bees which are native to the UK - there are over 240 in total and only one species, the honeybee, makes honey.
Obviously we love British honey and British honeybees but we also find all the other species of British bees fascinating and we think you'll love them too once you get to know them!
May is a key month in the garden lover’s calendar, topped and tailed by two Bank Holiday weekends, with the ever popular RHS Chelsea Flower Show sitting gracefully in-between. As a consequence, garden centres are stuffed with tempting buys, offering us the chance to create our own versions of a...
It’s a simple but delicious herbal tea made with aromatic and warming spices like ginger, raw honey, and of course the star ingredient turmeric. It's an easy to whip up and naturally caffeine free Pick Me Up, which uses our Borage Honey for a sweet immune boost and cinnamon for natural sweetness and to help balance blood sugar release.
This week, the 9th to the 15th of July, is Bees Needs Week 2018, coordinated by Defra. It is a yearly spotlight on the food and housing needs of our bee species - of which there are approximately 220 different species in the UK! The week is just one part of a wider National Pollinator Strategy.
We caught up with bee-loving gardening author and TV presenter Sarah Raven to get her top tips on gardening for Bees Needs.
Efficiency is dogma in modern Britain, when it comes to travel we tend to choose speed and low cost over style and enjoyment, but sometimes shouldn’t the journey itself be as good as the destination?
After starting life on the wing, our honey has found its way onto a rather special train.
Join London Honey Company founder and head beekeeper Steve Benbow in East Sussex at Sarah Raven's Farm, Perch Hill, for an introduction to beekeeping.
A romp through lots of different aspects of beekeeping to give participants an overview of what to expect when thinking of adopting beekeeping.
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