Honey's Honey News

  • Local honey for hay fever

    Spring brings misery for hay fever sufferers and lots of enquiries about local honey for us. As the pollen count rises, many hay fever sufferers lo...
  • Why does Ringwood and the New Forest area produce such great honey?

    Can 'terroir' be applied to local honey? Every area has its own unique soil characteristics and microclimate. As any wine buff will tell you, the ...
  • Why bees love to forage on Salisbury Plain

    The bees that make local Salisbury Honey forage on Salisbury Plain, rather than in the City of Salisbury. So the honey they make is mostly from wil...
  • Honey supplied to The Way Outback Brewing Company

    A first for Honey's Honey – we recently delivered honey to a brewery! The Way Outback Brewing Company in Southbourne, Bournemouth, will be using it...
  • Local honey from hawthorn blossom

    Our Isle of Purbeck honey is a special type of local honey from Dorset. By late spring the hedgerows, woodland and wild places will once again be adorned with small, delicate pale pinky-white flowers. And it's bees foraging mainly on this hawthorn blossom that make this delicious spring honey.
  • Local Ringwood, New Forest Honey - 2020 Harvest notes

    Well 2020 – what a very extraordinary year. The Corona virus pandemic has certainly made this a year we will never forget. I have been extremely gr...
  • The best local honey in the New Forest - it's now official!

    I'm pleased to announce that this year's honey crop is now officially the best in the New Forest! Ringwood Honey and New Forest Heather Honey recen...
  • Local New Forest Heather Honey - available now

    Local New Forest Ling Heather Honey now available to buy. After keeping bees for 5+ years, I'm really pleased to have harvested my first crop of t...
  • Local Ringwood, New Forest Honey - 2019 Harvest Notes

    Local Ringwood New Forest Honey 2019 Harvest Notes  Extraction and tasting notes 2019 was a pretty good year for the bees, but with a rainy June a...
  • Adventures in Selling Local Honey Online

    I run a digital marketing company by day and I have been interested in branding and ecommerce for many years. When I took up bee keeping several ye...
  • Local Ringwood Honey - Harvest Notes 2018

    2018 was the most successful harvest to date - it was a fantastic season with a warm spring and gorgeous summer. Most days seemed to 23c+ and very little rain.
  • Local Ringwood Honey - Harvest Notes 2017

    2017 was a good year - 56 lbs.  Overall the weather was pretty standard. A reasonably warm spring and the usual mixed summer.