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Is the EPA Going to “Follow Science” or Bow Down to Big Ag?

We are passionate about many things, and as you know, many of those things involve honey bees! The little honey bee, along with all the other pollinators we promote on our social channels and on…

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Starting a New Honey Bee Hive

When our customers learn that Little Bee of Connecticut has their own honey bee hives, they become curious and want to know what’s involved.  One of the most frequently asked questions is: How do you…

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#NoMowMay: Four Reasons to Hold Off on Mowing Your Lawn in May!

Two weeks are left in this glorious spring month and we want to talk a little more about how not mowing your lawn, for just one month, can really allow the wildflowers to bloom, which…

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3 Sweet and Easy Spring Honey Recipes

Spring honey season is a few months away, and we’re prepping our hives to get ready for the harvest! We’ve added 3 new hives this past week, which we’ve been sharing on social media. We’ll…

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Pollinator-Friendly Garden – Spring to Fall

Did you know that although bees are not colorblind they see color in a completely different way than humans? Bees use UV light to locate their food sources and will zero in on flowering plants…

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5 Reasons Why Beeswax Candles are Better than Paraffin Candles

It’s not that we are partial to beeswax, though we are. Very. It’s that the science behind how beeswax is created versus how paraffin wax is created speaks for itself. There may be diehard fans…

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Today is National Seed Swap Day!

With the mega-frigid temperatures we’ve been enduring here in CT, it is extremely hard to imagine the sweet warmth of spring. However, today must serve as a reminder to us all that spring is indeed…

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10 Tips on How to Help Pollinators in Your Yard

For us in CT, it’s the middle of winter. There isn’t a heck of a lot of snow on the ground, but it is cold… most days anyway. The pollinators we see in droves during…

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How Do Honey Bees Survive Cold Temperatures?

We had our first substantial snowfall of the 20/21 winter season here in Southbury, CT this week. Over a foot of snow fell and gave us the chance for a white Christmas! With the snow…

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The Perfect Holiday Honey Cookie

We’ve called this the season of giving, the season of light, the season of all things merry and bright.  But… let’s not forget… the season of the cookie! Cookie swaps, cookie trays given as gifts,…

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