Urban gardening: creating a bee-friendly garden in the city setting

Are bees swarming your garden? That’s a good sign! Bees as natural pollinators play an important role in plants reproduction. If you look closely, when bees are collecting pollen and nectar from a flower, some pollen from the stamens (male reproductive organ of a flower) got stuck onto the bees hair/leg and when they landContinue reading “Urban gardening: creating a bee-friendly garden in the city setting”

Raw honey: what’s the difference and why it is better?

First, let’s talk about how bees produce honey. The process starts by worker bees collecting nectar and pollen from flowers. These hardworking bees can visit up to 100 flowers per foraging trip and can carry a load of nectar and pollen close to its own weight. When they have a full load, they return toContinue reading “Raw honey: what’s the difference and why it is better?”