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New Bees added at Stonehurst Place

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We lost one of our three bee hives last year so our Master Beekeeper, Linda Tillman, secured us a new nuc and has just installed it at Stonehurst Place.  The bees hives are behind our Innkeeper’s Cottage, where they have some privacy.  We fill the gardens at Stonehurst Place with flowering plants bees love, but […]

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Local Honey from Atlanta?

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Health nuts have known how beneficial local honey is for a very long time.  Among other benefits, consuming local honey is a great way to fight off seasonal allergies. How does local honey help you to fight off allergies? Think about the way that a vaccine works. When you are vaccinated, you are injected with […]

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Stonehurst Place Bees are all over the place

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Read the latest from Beekeeper Linda’s inspection of the growing Stonehurst Place bee hives, and how we’re set for a great 2012 on her fantastic blog, Linda’s Bees: http://beekeeperlinda.blogspot.de/2012/04/stonehurst-hives-are-all-over-place.html

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Stonehurst Place honey bees on track to make a lot of honey in 2012

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Read about Master Beekeeper Linda Tillman’s inspection of the Stonehurst Place bee hives, her investigation as to why we lost one hive in February, and how we’re set for a great 2012 on her fantastic blog, Linda’s Bees: bit.ly/SP_Bee_Saga  

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our Master Beekeeper won BIG (and we donated $450 stay) – Metro Atlanta Beekeeper’s Assoc annual picnic and auction

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We’re so proud of Master Beekeeper, Linda Tillman, for her many wins at this year’s MABA annual picnic and auction. Linda took home one red and three blue and ribbons: red ribbon – cut comb honey (from our very own Stonehurst Place hives!!). blue ribbon – wax block (very hard to pour well) blue ribbon – chunk […]

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What Pretty Honey!

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“What pretty honey!” says Master Beekeeper Linda Tillman of the honey she harvested from our first year keeping bees! See more pictures and details from the harvest on Linda’s blog, here: http://beekeeperlinda.blogspot.com/2011/08/harvesting-stonehurst-honey.html

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Honey Harvest at Stonehurst Place

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Read about a clever clean-up technique Beekeeper Linda used for our first Stonehurst Place Honey harvest, here on her informative blog: http://pages.citebite.com/y9e9q3u2sinc

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Linda Tillman, our Master Beekeeper

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Master Beekeeper Linda blogs about her work with Stonehurst Place bees and our participation in a University of Georgia pest management study. Linda uses no poison in our hives. http://beekeeperlinda.blogspot.com/2011/05/stonehurst-place-bees-participate-in.html

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