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A history of bees and their vital role in farming today

A history of bees and their vital role in farming today

Everyone knows that bees make delicious honey but actually, they are far more important than that. VITAL TO THE Quality and Quantity of our food Scientists estimate that 35% of global crop production relies on bee pollination. In other words, every third bite of food is thanks to the hard work of bees. Not only […]

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A history of bees and their vital role in farming today
Beekeeping at Daylesford and our Autumn Honey Harvest

Beekeeping at Daylesford and our Autumn Honey Harvest

Daylesford currently has over thirty hives and we harvest a mix of jarred, chunk honey and cut comb. Bees will fly up to three miles from their hives to collect pollen, so Daylesford honey takes on the characteristics from the hedgerows, fruit trees and wildflowers in and around our organic farm. Every year is different […]

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Beekeeping at Daylesford and our Autumn Honey Harvest
Save the bees – a short film by Daylesford and Hugo Guinness

Save the bees – a short film by Daylesford and Hugo Guinness

Did you know that plant, insect and bird life is 50% more abundant on organic farms? At Daylesford we are passionate about protecting our biodiversity and in particular the welfare of our precious bees. With bee populations in decline across the globe, industrial farming and the overuse of pesticides is considered largely to blame. In […]

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Save the bees – a short film by Daylesford and Hugo Guinness
Celebrating locally grown flowers for British Flowers Week

Celebrating locally grown flowers for British Flowers Week

British Flowers Week is an annual celebration of British flowers and the independent growers and florists who work with them. As the organisers say, “just like with food, people are increasingly demanding more locally grown flowers to celebrate the seasons and support British growers. Often scented, British flowers have a natural charm, beauty and just-picked […]

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Celebrating locally grown flowers for British Flowers Week
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