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Marshall's Farm Natural Honey
159 Lombard Rd
American Canyon, CA 94503
1-800-624-4637
honey@marshallshoney.com



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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:00 PDT
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The Daily Cute: Playing Dress Up
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Whether it’s in people clothes, as other animals, or as our favorite fictional characters, we humans like dressing up our pets. There’s something about an animal lying comfortably in our home which screams, “Blank canvas for your imagination!” Launch the gallery for 15 photos of some costumed cuddle…

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:00:01 PDT
Haha very clever it's a Zom-Bee


Original Zom-Bee Homemade Halloween Costume
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My daughter and her Zombee costume! My daughter hates to be pretty for Halloween, every year it's a Vampire, Witch or some form of the undead. We ha...

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:00:00 PDT
What a bee-autiful vintage costume!


petit à petit and family: 10 VINTAGE COSTUMES to Inspire
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Photos of vintage costumes to inspire for handmade Halloween costume for kids.




There is so much to put on this page some day we'll get around to it.
Meanwhile...let's beegin at the hives.

Marshall's Farm Honey 
   

 

Beekeeping basics

BEE TRIVIA

How do bees make different varieties of honey?

The Beekeeper moves the bees from location to location where different flowers are blooming at different times of the year.

What percentage of our food is dependent on bees for pollinations?

One Third

How long does a honeybee live in the summertime?

45 Days

How do bees make different varieties of honey?

The Beekeeper moves the bees from location to location where different flowers are blooming at different times of the year.

What percentage of our food is dependent on bees for pollinations?

About 45 days. In the winter the bees live longer because the days are shorter and the bees are not flying as much.  They spend rainy, windy and cold days inside the hive.

How many bees live in a colony in the summertime?

30,000 - 50,000

Why do bees make honey?

It is their food.  Bees eat Honey and Pollen.

What determines the color and taste of honey?

The nectar gathered by the bees. Different flowers have different tasting and different colored nectars.

How many times per minute does a bee flap its wings?

11,000 times

How many times per second does a bee flap its wings?

183 times

How many wings does a honeybee have?

Four

How fast does a honeybee fly?

Fifteen miles per hour

How far must a colony of honeybees fly to make one pound of Honey?

55,000 miles

How many flowers must a Honeybee visit to make one pound of Honey?

2,000,000

How far from the hive will a Honeybee fly?

A 2 1/2 mile radius.

 

Our Beekeeper