Bee Blog

Orange Blossom Honey

2016 Orange Blossom Honey is available now!I really, really, really hope I don’t discourage any of my fellow Floridians, but oranges did not originate in the Sunshine State. You folks in Texas…
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Hive Life - The Honeybee Society

A honeybee colony is a superorganism made up of thousands of individuals!To me, the magic of beekeeping is that you get to experience the inner workings of a completely different society, the honeybe…
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The Top Bar Hive: New to the Bee Garden!

Learning about beekeeping in our Bee Garden!Did you know that Savannah Bee maintains an employee run apiary at our showroom and production facility on Wilmington Island just east of Savannah GA? We c…
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Pollination and the New Honey Season

From the Savannah Bee Garden!It's that time of year again when the weather warms and relationships formed by nature over millions of years snap into action. Every year around this time we set up…
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Beehives Through History: Infograph

Follow the evolution of the beehive through human history from ancient Egypt to modern day production beehives. Here at Savannah Bee we are currently using Langstroth, Warre, and Top-bar hives in our…
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Your Guide to Natural Oils

Many Savannah Bee body care products include naturally sourced oils for their natural benefits. Perhaps some of them sound familiar -- but have you ever wondered exactly what they’re good for o…
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Next Generation Beekeepers

At this very moment, my organization, Bee Girl, is running a survey to help the beekeeping industry get a grasp on the beekeeper demographic in this country:  male, female, younger, older, how ma…
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Boys of the Hive: All About Drones

Hive morale boosters!Male honeybees, called drones, make up a very small population of a beehive.  This is largely because in the life of a honeybee, traditional gender roles are reversed! At th…
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The Buzz: Bee Venom

A handful of honeybees!When you think of bees, your mind quickly jumps to a time you once got stung. Whether it was a traumatic event on the playground or a painful encounter in your garden, most peo…
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