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  • solitary bee on bramble flower
    July 4, 2019 the London Honey Company

    Earn Your Stripes & Celebrate Solitary Bee Week


    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!

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  • We Talk Bees Needs with Sarah Raven
    July 13, 2018 Emily Reed

    We Talk Bees Needs with Sarah Raven


    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. 

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  • Devon flower meadow creation Jessica Albarn
    November 22, 2017 Emily Reed

    Artist Jessica Albarn's Devon Meadow


    Jess Albarn's Devon meadow, a carpet of Yellow Rattle, Rhinanthus minor   Artist Jessica Albarn came over to our railway arch in Bermondsey last week to pick up some of our new Amber Pharmacy Glass Pure Beeswax Candles, which we are delighted...

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  • Creating a Buzz in the Garden
    April 13, 2017 Emily Reed

    Creating a Buzz in the Garden


    A solitary bee on a dandelion. This Easter weekend, despite the reassuringly British forecast of showers and sunny spells, many of us are eager to get out into the garden. It’s a great opportunity to think about how to make...

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  • OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS
    March 2, 2017 Craig Ferguson

    OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS


    Teal making the most of winter by swotting up in the office (this book was actually Emily's 30th birthday present from the team, she was very pleased with it!). We love everything about books, the fish & chip takeaway reminiscent smell...

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