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On Bees and Honey: a blog to learn with the bees

  • New Soap For The Honey Show

    Every year we prepare entries for the New Jersey Honey Show. Check out the soap entry we are preparing.
  • Did you know that beeswax candles shine brighter?

    For the past few years, every January on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we've been lighting luminaries to honor his legacy of nonviolent struggle for...
  • It's time to give back

    For most of us being homeless is unthinkable, but those who don't have a place to call home, need all we can do to help.
  • Six Features Of Eco-Friendly Gifts

    Choosing gifts that are good for the environment is at the top of the list this gift-giving season, and if that speaks to you, you came to the right place.
  • How To Use Solid Shampoo And Why

    Shampoo bars are a relatively new hair care product. Find out how to use solid shampoo and why it is good for you and also a planet friendly alternative to traditional liquid shampoo.
  • The Soap Club

    Join our soap club en enjoy our award winning soaps all year long. You won't be able to get the soaps with this discount outside the soap club.
  • Why do honeybees swarm in spring?

    Bees swarm in spring because the colony is too big for the hive, but before they leave, they need to take care of an important matter.

  • How To Make A Bee Bath

    Learn how to put together a water source for bees to enjoy so that you can enjoy your backyard as well. Tell the bees where you'd like them to go!
  • 22 Plants That Pollinators Love

    How to plant a bee-friendly garden that feeds bees all season long. If you want to know what bees like, this is a good place to start. Here's a list of the most popular garden plants that pollinators love. They are beautiful for humans and attractive to bees.
  • When did humans discover honey?

    Did you know that prehistoric people made art documenting their interaction with bees?

  • How do we care for bees in winter?

    Hi! I am Adriana, the beekeeper from South Mountain Bees. How's the winter treating you? It's cold here. More so than usual. It’s been pretty much...
  • Drum Roll!

    The results are in after a nail-biting wait. The lip balm won first prize. We are proud to continue to offer a top quality lip balm as confirmed by the judges.