The Bee Blog
Yes! There are stingless bees. That is, there are bees that don't have the capability to sting humans or other animals. You'd be surprised to find out where one species of stingless bee comes from. Australia is a continent that has gained a reputation of being a land...
What is beeswax used for? Beeswax lotion is one of the best uses of the wax that bees produce to make the honeycomb cells and seal the honey inside the honeycomb in the hive. When we harvest from a hive, we turn the beeswax into blocks and sell them for use in cosmetics, candles and many other uses.
Viral colds and coughs don’t stand a chance against this honey-based cold remedy. When you drink this cold remedy tea made with raw honey, you’ll be feeding your body just what it needs to strengthen immune system resistance to further viral growth and infection.
A queen bee starts as any other bee, but quickly ascends to her “throne” through a complex process of feeding, eliminating rivals, and taking control of the hive.
Not only do bees eat honey they produce in the hive, they love it! Honey is their main food source, so they store and seal it carefully in the hexagonal cells of the honeycomb of the hive for consuming. Bees eat honey in both times of plenty and times of scarcity.
As a platform for how bees care for their young, the beehive is an incredibly complex and delicate ecosystem requiring numerous inputs and outputs for the brood to survive. This includes mixing and providing an exactly correct solution of nutrition for each stage of bee brood development, including for a new queen.
If a beehive gets too hot, the bee brood dies and the honey gets dehydrated too quickly. If a beehive gets too cold, broods die off and the nectar cannot dehydrate fast enough to make honey. Ninety-five degrees is the exact right temperature for a hive.
This grilled mullet recipe adds the sweet zip of hot mango-honey sauce. There’s no better honey to use in this recipe than pure Central Florida honey from Allisons’ Apiaries.
Looking to add a bit of sweet and nutty flavor to a salad? Using Allisons’ Apiaries zesty-sweet Florida orange blossom honey or orange blossom blackberry honey with this salad dressing recipe will make an otherwise dull salad into something you’ll crave!
This delicious pancake recipe is a honey-sweet way to begin your morning. It’s easy to make and gives you an alternative to boring box pancake recipes.