Honey extracting demonstration at 12 noon Sunday

There will be a honey extracting demonstration in the Honey Kitchen at Scolton Manor tomorrow (Sunday 21st August) starting at approximately 12 noon.

Come and see how honey is extracted from honeycomb.

All welcome!

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Plants for Bees

We often get asked to suggest plants which will be good for bees and with spring easing its way in it is a good time to think about making a bee, and other insect, friendly garden.  The British Beekeepers’ Association have a comprehensive, 20 page, list on their website in pdf format which should provide plenty of ideas for all sizes of garden.

The list is grouped by flowering season within plant type and shows if the plant is a source of pollen or nectar, and the recommended planting season.

Click here to see and download the document.