Make elderberry, or other herbal infused honey for a delicious home remedy for colds, flu, or even to help you sleep.
All honey will eventually crystallize if left long enough but some will crystallize sooner. Is it because it’s gone bad? Was it kept too cold? Have a look and learn what honey is made of and why it crystallizes and how to fix it.
Thinking about getting honey bees for your farmstead or homestead – here are 3 good reasons to add them.
Did you know one small hive can keep your family supplied in honey all year long? There has not been any other project on our homestead that has given us as much satisfaction as our bee hives. We easily pull over 30 pounds of honey off our two hives each year. If you are just […]
This week I am lucky to have an interview with Erik and Kelly from Root Simple. These two have an excellent blog and podcast (and two books about homesteading). I really love listening to their podcast, which occasionally features bees and lots of other homesteading topics. They live in suburban Los Angeles, with a similar […]
In the third of my series of interviews about getting started with bees, I’m chatting with Leigh from 5 Acres and a Dream. Leigh and her husband homestead on five acres in the foothills of the Southern Appalachians. Their climate is very similar to mine, with a relatively mild winter, and hot humid summers. In […]