Spring Salmon

Good afternoon bees! We hope you had a wonderful three-day weekend! Isn’t May just the best month for short working weeks?! Since the sun is finally making a more regular appearance and the bees are buzzing at the sign of fresh flowers, we’ve been celebrating with some delicious spring recipes here in The Hive.  Now…

Life as a worker bee

How y’all doing bees? We’ve been super busy at The JB Hive – in fact, we can’t believe it’s nearly the end of April already! But the hard work seems to be paying off, we recently found out our drinks are now available with online retailer Ocado (Yipeeee!) – see our Social for a special prize…

Honey face mask recipe!

‘Ello bees! Nice Easter? We had so much fun and definitely had a bit too much choccy! But it’s totally fine, we’re being good bees this week – eating healthy and Spring cleaning, including Spring cleaning for the skin! At this time of year a few of the worker bees here at The Hive are…

6 different types of honey

Afternoon bees! How are you? After a fab weekend buzzing on far too much honey water (and coffee of course) at the London Coffee Festival 2017 we wanted to say a huge thank you – we met SO many lovely people. Honestly bees, we felt absolutely buzzing this morning! Now, this probably won’t come as…

Celebrity beekeepers!

Howdy bees! Now, you probably know that Pa Harper is our resident beekeeper and we’ll be getting plenty of updates on the Just Bee beehives over the Spring and Summer months. But this week we are shining the spotlight on some very well known people that also happen to keep bees! From rock n’ roll,…

Dreamy Orange & Honey Cake

Good afternoon bees! Wow, how BEEautiful is this weather!? Being busy bees we all love a little afternoon pick me up – if you fancy surprising your friends, family or work colleagues with an afternoon tea delight – keep on reading!  Our resident Chef Bee is always on hand with plenty of ‘honey twists’ to…

Free seeds and planting guide!

Howdy bees! Did you know that today marks the official first day of Spring 2017? Yep, that’s right, it’s time to stop hibernating in your hives with Netflix (apart from Sundayzzz of course), put away the winter coats and get out that summer wardrobe again! Ok, perhaps a little optimistic, but that sunshine can’t be…

Do bears really love honey?

Good weekend bees?! Top notch here, apart a jar of honey going missing – but how can a jar of honey go missing?!  Alongside our ‘honey hack’ recipes we also want to explore some of the many ‘honey myths’ buzzing around. From what Tutankhamun had on his toast to the origins of the word honeymoon –…

Pa Harper update: bees survived winter!

Hello bees! We hope you’re enjoying the small bouts of spring weather that have finally reached us here in the UK. With temperatures warming, we couldn’t wait to get an update from our resident beekeeper Pa Harper (Just Bee co-founder Joe’s dad) to see what’s going on for him and his fury little friends in…

Blueberry Pancakes

Good afternoon bees! Here at The Hive we can’t believe how quickly February has flown by. How is it nearly the end of the month already? Before we know it, we’ll be planting fresh wild flower seeds ready for our fury friends this spring! In the meantime and with Pancake Day just around the corner,…