Beekeepers need to perform regular mite-tests on their hives in order to maintain healthy colonies long-term. Learn why this is so crucially important, and find out how you can do it too!
With 4 out of 12 hives Queenless come July, I decided it was time to act, and ordered new Queens to introduce in the colony.
Do you think there is a better way to live more gently on this planet we call Earth? Do you cringe when your neighbor sprays pesticides all over their yard, Are you the gal or guy with dirt between your toes? Do you raise chickens for eggs and meat? Well if this all resonates with […]
Swarming is a natural inclination of bees that beekeepers can utilize to make apiary increases by assembling splits & nucs in the spring and early summer.
My husband the Viking in my life got to enjoy the most magical moment in the life of a Bee Keeper I was at work so I missed it but thankfully he filmed it for all of us to enjoy and it’s in this blog post! I hope you enjoy it as much as I […]
I am an herb enthusiast this has only been fueled by my friendships in our local gardening club where many folks are like-minded on this topic! This is one of my absolute favorite herbs and is not only absolutely beautiful in dishes but also a favorite of our friend the honeybee.