Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Auldgirth near Dumfries, John Mellis's apiary is ideally located for his bees to collect their pollen from a vast array of blossoms. He has over 200 hives with an average of 50,000 bees in each, gathering pollen throughout the year.
In the summer some of the hives are moved to Perthshire where they gather pollen from the heather moors to make the fantastic and unique Scottish Heather Honey.
The honeys that John produces are totally additive free and each one has its own individual flavour and character.
All jars 340gm.
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Scottish Blossom (runny) £3.75 plus P & P (if ordered via mail order)
Scottish Blossom (set) £3.75 plus P & P (if ordered via mail order)
Gathered throughout the year from a variety of blossom.
The set version contains a little rape.
Spring £3.75 plus P & P (if ordered via mail order)
Gathered in the spring, mainly from trees including sycamore, wild cherry and hawthorn
Heath and Wildflower £4.50 plus P & P (if ordered via mail order)
Gathered in the late summer from the moors mainly from clover and bell heather
Heather £5.50 plus P & P (if ordered via mail order)
Gathered from the heather moors of Perthshire
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