November’s post talks about how our bees did after the first Minnesota snow storm, our decision and commitment to purchase Galloway cattle, the challenges we are facing with predators and more as I attempt to make this transition from the Military life to a life on a farm.
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.
With growing concern over the declining population of pollinators, it’s nice to know which veggies are self pollinating plants and which ones rely exclusively on wind, or insect pollinators. Most of us are familiar with the role that pollinators like bees, wasps, and other bugs have in the process of pollination. Pollination refers to the […]
If you love to garden, you know how important pollinators are! Bees provide us with both delicious honey and beneficial beeswax. Beeswax is the perfect natural ingredient to add to cosmetics, healing balms, and other helpful household items. Making solid perfume with a creamy texture is very simple and easy. Solid perfume is perfect for […]
Do you need to reseed the bare spots in your lawn? Have you got an area that’s been cleared, levelled and now needs to be planted in grass? Think about planting clover instead of grass seed. Clover always looks nice and lush and you don’t need to mow it as often. Heck, if you plant white […]
If you have ever had to hand-pollinate a flowering plant or combat garden pests, you will want to attract beneficial insects to your growing space. I think of them as my garden team-members since they are always out and about working in my favor in the garden. Read more about how to attract them and […]