You might be surprised to learn that the Parklands has its own honey made by bees who live on site! Each batch is raw, unheated and uniquely flavoured by the various native and exotic flowers across Centennial Parklands.
As we welcome the cool change of season, there’s no better time to try a little of the sweet local nectar! Chech out this great list of 10 things you can do with honey this winter.
Brighten up your breakfast
#1 Give your porridge a little extra love with some sweet honey.
#2 Add it to your tea for an instant natural boost in the morning. Research backs honey as natural energy booster.
#3 Preserve fruit (citrus and berries work well) in 1 part honey to 10 parts water.
#4 Or just top your toast with honey.
Pamper yourself with all natural ingredients
#5 Revitalise dry skin by mixing a spoonful of honey in warm water and massaging into skin. Rinse thoroughly.
#6 Treat dry cracked lips with a homemade lip balm by combining almond oil, beeswax and honey.
#7 Boost your shampoo by adding a small amount of honey when washing.
Take advantage of honey’s medicinal properties
#8 Sooth a sore throat. Make a tasty natural remedy for a cold or flu this winter by combining hot water, honey, lemon and ginger.
#9 Honey’s antimicrobial properties can help heal mild cuts and burns.
Spread the joy!
#10 Centennial Parklands Honey is a great gift idea.
It’s priced at just $13.50 and you can pick up a jar at these locations!
You can read more about Centennial Park Honey here.
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