What makes our honey unique?

What makes our honey unique? 1) We harvest twice a year mid July and September 2) We harvest from an area and don’t mix areas. The above two philosophies lead to a high quality honey that has unique flavors depending on the Foliage, Area, Harvest and year. Very...

SUGAR Brick Recipe to feed your bees during the winter

This is pretty simple. What’s needed 12# of Sugar 1 pint of Corn Syrup Bowl or Bucket to mix the ingredients Parchment Paper Bread Loaf Pan or something you can put the sugar in and put in the oven Oven Put the Sugar and Corn Syrup into the Bowl or Bucket and...

Virtues of Comb Honey

The Virtues of Comb Honey Each batch of honey retains the floral essences of the plants from which it was made, but the flavor of wax comb also differs according to what the bees ate and adds a richness to the flavor that extracted honey doesn’t have. This combination...

The Major Michigan Honey flow is starting

Basswood is the major Michigan Honey flow. This might surprise some people that Bees get 90% to 95% of their nectar and pollen from trees. So the Basswood starts to bloom the second week of July and represents a significant amount of the Nectar they collect per year....

Why do more of my bees make it through the winter?

I have been asked how do we get so many bees to make it through the winter? 1) Ventilation, Ventilation, Ventilation, There is a lot of condensation in a hive and if that drips down on the bees their dead. 2) Constant care even in the winter. Depending on the bee’s...