We take pride in educating you about Mānuka Honey and Natural Wellness.
May 13, 2020
Have you heard that honeybees never sleep? It seems to be a notion that is perpetuated by word of mouth. Researchers say otherwise. It just goes to prove that you can’t belie...
December 20, 2019
This fascinating article, linked below, explains the process of how Dr. Samuel Ramsey, a leading researcher in the field of honeybee health with a focus on parasitic mites, disc...
October 23, 2019
Bees and Trees cares about the health of the honeybee population worldwide, very much. And luckily, so do a lot of other people. To help do our part, we are launching a progra...
October 18, 2019
Did you know bees can count?
They even understand the concept of zero, but their math skills have limits. Previously, scientists thought bees could only count to four, but new r...
June 17, 2019
National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.
Pollination Fast Facts from the Pollinator Partnership:
October 12, 2018
The children at the Toko School have split their hives! With Raul's help of course. ;-)
Read about all their work (and fun!) on their latest blog post here.
For our new readers ...
March 12, 2018
Wow! The children at the Toko School in New Zealand have now collected honey from the hives we donated. Raul, our head beekeeper, has been guiding them through the process rig...
February 15, 2018
In a series of short videos, Mike Everly, our Founder and the Owner of Bees and Trees Manuka Honey, has put his video camera to work so that he can show you the beautiful landsc...
December 05, 2017
Nature’s AntibacterialThe benefits of honey have been well documented for centuries. However, in the past few decades, researchers have discovered that one particular type of ho...
October 20, 2017
The amazing "waggle" dance that instructs the rest of the hive where to find a food source. Click here to watch.
October 01, 2017
They’re not angry, hungry, scared or bored. Swarming is a natural event in the life of a bee colony and occurs in the springtime when food sources are readily available and th...
October 05, 2016
Why do honey bees swarm? They’re not angry, hungry, scared or bored. Swarming is a natural event in the life of a bee colony and occurs in the springtime when food sources are ...
November 30, 2015
This image is taken from the heart of our Manuka cropping region, showing a mix of Manuka and native bush in the foreground, and Mt. Taranaki in that background, with a fresh c...
August 13, 2013
Bee health, a worldwide problem, but much less of an issue in New Zealand due to a number of factors.