214.Bee Gardening with Dawn Combs

If you’ve ever bought a seed packet marked “pollinator friendly,” you’ve started on the path to becoming a Good Neighbor to your local bees. That’s just the first step, though. 

Today we are talking with Dawn Combs author of Sweet Remedies: Healing Herbal Honeys and other titles, herbal educator, beekeeper about keeping bees and gardening for the bees.

Herbs We Mentioned


Herbs We Mentioned

  • Mead
  • Soda
  • Electuary
  • Oxymel
  • Infused Honeys
  • Coffee
  • Pills
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Dawn Combs

Dawn Combs is the author of Sweet Remedies. She is the co-owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows and the master formulator for a variety of the farm’s herb- and honey-based products. Trained in ethnobotany, she travels across the country to speak about botanical wellness and home health proficiency. She writes a column, Roots Rx, for Heirloom Gardener magazine and is a regular contributor to Mother Earth LivingMother Earth News, and Hobby Farms. She has written two previous books about herbal healing. Combs lives with her family in central Ohio.

You can find Dawn at:

Mockingbird Meadow Farm

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