Southwest Honey explains bee swarms

Interview by WANE-TV, Sierra Tufts Honey bee “Swarm Season” is in full effect, but don’t worry. Southwest Honey Company has advice to mitigate swarms and help the bee population. If you spot a large clump of honey bees on a branch, in a tree, or other covered area, you have found a swarm. Honey bees swarm naturally Read more about Southwest Honey explains bee swarms[…]

A Toast To National Pollinator Week

Article from WBOI by Julia Meek National Pollinator Week begins this Monday, and here in Fort Wayne, Southwest Honey Co. is abuzz with plans for a honey of a celebration called “Bees & Brew.” This year’s affair will be hosted at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and will include the debut of a special honey beer, as well Read more about A Toast To National Pollinator Week[…]

Golf courses finding native wildflowers and grasses an environmentally friendly way to reduce maintenance costs

 Article from the News Sentinel, by Kevin Kilbane … Heartland Restoration worked with both local golf courses to provide the native plant seed mix they used to start their prairie areas. The plants include those with interesting names, such as Ohio spiderwort, rattlesnake master, foxglove beardtongue and ironweed. Heartland Restoration has noticed increasing interest in planting Read more about Golf courses finding native wildflowers and grasses an environmentally friendly way to reduce maintenance costs[…]

SOUTHWEST HONEY COMPANY TALKS ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF YOU SEE A BEE SWARM

Article and story from Fox News (WFFT), by Abby Jackson … Ryan said many people will call an exterminator to kill the bees, but calling Southwest Honey Company will save trouble and the bees. “Most of the exterminator companies around Fort Wayne, if they arrive on the scene where there is a honey bee swarm, they Read more about SOUTHWEST HONEY COMPANY TALKS ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF YOU SEE A BEE SWARM[…]

Southwest Honey’s Bees & Brew event aims to be ‘sweet’ experience at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne

Article from the News Sentinel Celebrate bees, butterflies and other pollinators and enjoy honey wine or beer and more at the Bees & Brew event at 6:30 p.m. June 22 at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. You must be age 21 or older to attend. The event, which takes place during National Pollinator Read more about Southwest Honey’s Bees & Brew event aims to be ‘sweet’ experience at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne[…]

What All The Buzz Is About

Article from The Journal Gazette, by Terri Richardson … Megan Ryan, lead educator and beekeeper with Southwest Honey Co. in Fort Wayne, says dandelions are the first spring flower and often get a bad rap. “We encourage people not to hate on the dandelions so much,” Ryan says. She also suggests that people not treat Read more about What All The Buzz Is About[…]

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Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co. Bees ‘n Brew

Article/video from WFFT Fox Local, “Locally Made Monday” by Andrew Logsdon Last year on Locally Made Monday, we featured the first-year business Southwest Honey Company. It’s back this summer with its monthly ‘Bees and Brew’ events, and it’s creating a lot of buzz. WFFT’s Andrew Logsdon was at the latest ‘Bees and Brew’, he shows Read more about Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co. Bees ‘n Brew[…]

Bee Here Now: Easy and fun ways to show pollinators some love

Article from FortWayne.com by Nancy Crowe (Published in June 2017) We may not want bees at our picnics, but we won’t have very good picnics without them. By simply going about the business of feeding themselves and their young, bees carry pollen from flower to flower, enabling the cycle of plant life and the productionof Read more about Bee Here Now: Easy and fun ways to show pollinators some love[…]

The Washington Times: Conservation Club’s Apiary Causes a Buzz in Northern Indiana

On June 23rd, the Southwest Honey Co. bees made it all the way to Washington to tell their story! We are very proud of our little friends. This demonstrates that saving bees is not just a local issue! This is a national and worldwide effort. By AUSTIN CANDOR – Associated Press – Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Read more about The Washington Times: Conservation Club’s Apiary Causes a Buzz in Northern Indiana[…]

Waynedale Apiary Has Three-fold Mission: News Sentinel

  Article From The News-Sentinel (Published June 18, 2015) It’s the best kept secret in Waynedale. Founded in 1938, the Southwest Conservation Club lies hidden behind shrubbery, home to four ponds, along with shooting and archery ranges. But it’s the recently established apiary that’s become the talk of the area, and it all started with SWCC Read more about Waynedale Apiary Has Three-fold Mission: News Sentinel[…]