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 […]
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 […]
Some ideas for gifts to give to homesteaders and beekeepers.
What do you do when your bees try to run away from home? You catch them – even when you have no idea what you are doing. Warning: It isn’t as easy as it looks on YouTube.
We chose top bar hives for two main reasons. First, it’s supposed to be a kinder, gentler, and easier way to keep bees. The other reason we went the top bar route is because it’s much cheaper! In the wild, bees will build a hive anywhere they think is safe and secure. Usually that’s inside […]