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  • Feb 28, 2017
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What makes a chocolatier?

What makes a chocolatier? A lady called in and ordered some honey caramels. When she was done, I asked her if she wanted chocolates. She stated:  “If I wanted chocolates, I’d get them from a real chocolatier.” That created a bitter taste in my soul. Queen Bee Gardens has been making and selling chocolate confections […]

  • Sep 12, 2016
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Farmers, Be Nice to Bee Keepers

Farmers, Be Nice to Bee Keepers The average American probably doesn’t consider bees to be important in the grand scheme of things. The truth is that bees play an integral role in the success of the country’s farmers. Whether farmers are growing apples, pumpkins, blueberries, or some other type of fruit or vegetable, they rely […]

  • Jul 28, 2016
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Leaf Cutter bees vs. Honey bees

Leaf Cutter bees vs. Honey Bees Someone asked me if the big open rectangular boxes all around a field were my bees or not. With that description I told them no, those are leaf cutter bees around an alfalfa field. “Well, isn’t alfalfa one of your main sources of honey?” he asked. So, I started […]

  • May 9, 2016
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Cody Outdoor Show

Queen Bee Gardens will be at the Cody Outdoor Show on Friday May 13th and Saturday May 14th 2016. You may be thinking to yourself, what does all natural honey caramels and chocolates have to do with outdoors? Hunting, fishing, hiking, nature. There isn’t a better fit that Queen Bee. Sure, we aren’t providing gear, […]

  • Apr 8, 2016
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Hard, Crystallized or Sugared Honey

What to do with hard, sugared or crystallized honey. Tip #1: When honey hardens, crystallizes, sugars (these are just a few terms) it means the honey is pure and unprocessed. You want this! The only problem is most do not know what to do with honey after this happens. Some believe the honey has gone […]