Who We Bee.

February 7th, 2014
5 year old at a bee meeting

Our little honey bee

 

 

Welcome to Twenty-Eleven: Boyd’s Honey and Bees!

We are proud keepers and collectors of all-natural, free-range honey bees and natural, organic honey.  Our bees are meticulously cared for north of Dallas, Texas, and produce some of the best honey in the area.  In addition to honey, we offer “Honey Butter” in a 16 ounce plastic tub.  The butter is excellent for bagels, toast or anything else (apple slices come to mind).  The consistency is similar to fresh peanut butter, without the peanut of course.  It is high in pollen from local flowers, fragrant and tantalizingly tasty!

Since we are a family-run operation, supplies of honey are limited by each year’s production.  Honey Butter is available seasonally in limited quantities.  While the girls (our bees) work diligently to fulfill every order, supplies only last as long as the season.  We will be happy to put you on a waiting list for our next production run, if that is necessary.

For ordering or information, please email: BoydsHoney@gmail.com or use the “Add to Cart” button.

Spring – Flowers?

February 7th, 2014

 

Spring in TexasIt is almost springtime in Texas and the bees will be out looking for food sources.  The days above 55F, allows relief and orientation flights.  But the “Bee Girls” will be back in the cluster before sunset.  When it is consistently above 60F the foragers will start working and collecting nectar from flowers for honey along with pollen grains for food.

February 2014 – Snow

February 6th, 2014

 

For the whole month of December, our little honey bee hoped and hoped that it would snow for the holidays.  Sure enough, on the day we celebrated, it began, and then it kept coming.  For the entire night, lovely flakes of white goodness fell and piled on everything in sight.  The next day required some maintenance on the hives, since the entries were completely blocked by snow the bees needed some help.

 

The beekeeper took his handy bee sweeper brush and began working to clear the entrances.

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