13 Things You May Not Know About Our Honey Bees
Updated: Aug 15, 2019
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1. We support a total of 8 hives on our property here at Island Grove Wine Company Formosa Gardens. The bees are free to fly around collecting pollen from our gardens and many others within a 6 mile radius from their hive on our grounds. That's not a rule we talked over with them, that's just the farthest bees will fly from their home.
2. The langstroth box hives we use most closely mimic a bee's natural habitat. Basically they're staying in a 5 star hotel with us; especially since all the fruitful flowers of our vineyard and gardens flourish right in their backyard.