Keep it in Your Plants

Pollen-acalypse is upon us. The sneezing, the watery eyes and then more sneezing. Sure, you can take medication, but that usually comes with a nap sentence, and the ones that don’t make you want to pass out only make you feel half OK, leaving you to sit around thinking about the days where you could breathe through your nose. Those were the good times. Lucky … Continue reading Keep it in Your Plants

Honey and Health

Honey is a naturally produced liquid made by honey bees from the nectar collected from native flowers near the bees’ environment. Nutritionally, 1 tablespoon of honey contains approximately 64 calories and 17 grams of four different types of sugars: fructose, glucose, maltose and sucrose. Honey is a much healthier alternative to refined table sugar and is believed to help with a number of health conditions. … Continue reading Honey and Health

Honey Beauty Experts – The Egyptians

Ancient Egypt was one of the vainest civilizations and one of the first nations that created perfumes, oils and other beauty treatments. In researching their daily beauty routine, I discovered that one particular item was used quite a bit – honey. The ancient Egyptians realized that honey could be used to enhance their appearance. Egyptians took their beauty routines very seriously. Most tombs were found … Continue reading Honey Beauty Experts – The Egyptians

INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company

INTERVIEW WITH ERIN TAYLOR & GREG ADKINS Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: What exactly does Ormond Bee Company do?  A: This really falls into three categories: rescue, rehabilitation and relocation. Initially, we’ll rescue the unwanted hive. Afterward, we’ll maintain that hive to ensure the colony is gentle enough to handle yet strong enough to survive on its own. Once we reach that milestone, we then … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company