Tulip poplar trees (Liriodendron tulipifera), aka the fiddle tree or American tulip tree in The South, are a favorite among honey bees. They thrive in poor soils and produce a prodigious amount of nectar in the spring, making them a one-stop shop for busy honey bees.Continue reading
The warm weather that usually comes with spring signals the queen and the hive to ramp up activity in preparation for gathering nectar, though it can often be a risky season too, and a time when hives are lost if not managed properly.
Tulip Poplar trees, also known as the fiddle tree or yellow poplar, are a majestic hardwood which dominates Appalachia. Nectar from their spectacular, tulip-shaped flowers results in a dark amber honey with deep, robust flavor.Continue reading
Update: Killer Bees Honey tours begin May 15th contingent on data trends and state mandate.Continue reading
Strong hives are coming out of an exceptionally warm winter in the Killer Bees Honey mountaintop apiary.Continue reading