Interested in starting a new honey bee hive? A new honey bee hive needs to be set up and started properly so that the hive stays healthy. One of the hardest parts about beekeeping is putting freshly arrived honey bees into a new bee hive. If you’ve never handled bees before, it can be nerve-wracking […]
Thinking about beekeeping? Beekeeping is an excellent way to help the environment and your garden, not to mention the fact that you’ll be able to harvest your own honey soon! Beekeeping is an enjoyable hobby, but you’ll need some pretty specific equipment to get started. A quick search online will pull up thousands of honey […]
Are you considering beekeeping? Keeping honey bees is an excellent way to increase the health of your environment, your garden, your landscape and even yourself! Read this post to learn why you should be raising honey bees! There are so many benefits of honey bees! Some of the benefits of honey bees will probably surprise […]
Did you know you can grow your own silk from your own silkworms? Well you can! Add silkworms to your backyard farm as a source of income, a child’s science project, or anything in between. Silkworms eat mulberry leaves, and they do not leave their food source. They can be reared in open boxes with […]
We recently started a YouTube series on beginning beekeeping. Much of this is stuff I learned along the way… stuff I wish I had known up front. This is just my attempt to put it all in one place for folks, so they don’t have to scour the internet for basic info.
Ten reasons that bees are such amazing creatures and why you should consider adding them to your farm. My first year of beekeeping has been a real eye-opener. I knew bees were amazing creatures, but I never knew just how cool they were until we started raising them. The life inside a hive is truly […]