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Over the last five years, we've written a great many articles about all manner of wellbeing topics. The newest appear in our monthly newsletter (you can sign up in the box to the left!) but we have always planned to make them available on our website for general reference. Do enjoy!

15 Reasons to Use Manuka Honey click to read more... "Recent studies have shown that Manuka Honey contains extremely powerful healing properties- even more so than antibiotics in some cases. To date, there has been no types of bacteria that have shown a resistance to it..." A Buyer's Guide to Manuka Honey click to read more... "What You Need to Know:  1. Definition of Non-Peroxide Activity (NPA) Manuka Honey 2. The assay number: 5+, 10+, 12+, 16+ etc 3..." Good Hydration for Good Health click to read more... "Muscle pain, depression, asthma, bulimia, arthritis and loss of concentration - is there a common cause? Yes, believe some doctors; they are all signs of chronic dehydration..." Barley Harvest Report 2011 click to read more... "  Inspecting the barley crop prior to harvest, Canterbury New Zealand At the end of March, John and Maria Glass were out on one of their regular field trips to inspect the crop prior to harvest..." Bee Amazed... Bees Are Really Rather Clever click to read more... " Here are some facts about bees which I bet you didn't know... The honeybee has an incredible ability to make perfectly shaped combs with hexagonal cells to transfer heat and use the most space within the hive..." Bumblebee Decline Threat to British Countryside click to read more... "The decline of the UK's bumblebee population could have drastic consequences for the nation's landscapes, say scientists. The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute found that whilst there was once 25 different species of bumblebee, three are now extinct and eight are becoming increasingly rare..." Good Advice for Aspiring Apiarists... click to read more... "A passionate advocate of organic farming and production and one of the true charatcers of the New Zealand business industry, one of our main growers, Gary has 60 years of bee keeping experience, including an Apicultural Cadetship from Canterbury College and 5 years researching clover and brassica pollination, insecticides and pollen analysis of honey..." Grower Profile: An Insight to an Apiarist click to read more... "An Overview: Our raw honey is sourced from a small group of apiarists in the south island of New Zealand who are committed to producing high quality honey..." Manuka Honey Lozenges: Our Holiday Essential click to read more... "When travelling abroad this summer there are certain essentials you must carry in your hand-luggage likeyour passport and tickets, but now there is something else to remember – our lozenges..." Jo's Bee Hive click to read more... "Jo Glass, founder of Green Bay shares some thoughts about her backyard hive. The Toast of the Nation By now you will probably be aware that honey is now the number one spread for morning toast throughout the UK and that as a species the honeybee has come under intense scrutiny over the last few years for a number of different reasons - and not just because we are worried about our honey supplies drying up..." Manuka Honey: A Remedy Rediscovered click to read more... "Manuka: A hardy tree that nurtures the forest Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium)thrives in rugged, exposed condition. A shrub like tree that is native to New Zealand, it grows in clusters on hillsides, in coastal areas and at the edges of the native bush..." Manuka honey: effect on plaque and gingivitis click to read more... ""Research has shown that manuka honey has superior antimicrobial properties that can be used with success in the treatment of wound healing, peptic ulcers and bacterial gastro-enteritis..." The Vanishing of the Bees... click to read more... " If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals no more man..."