Bees

As the beekeeping season progresses, you will find posts related to the bees here. We will be doing beekeeping inspections, harvesting and processing honey, and working with splits.

If there is a beekeeping topic that you would be interested in seeing more info on, please contact us here and let us know what you’d like to see. Also, please use the subscribe form to get more info.

Thanks!

Melody


How a Garden Can Change Your Ecosystem...And How it Changed Ours

How a Garden Can Change Your Ecosystem…And How it Changed Ours

When we first moved to our home in Cooperstown, NY, the ecosystem around our home was sparse. Most of the farms in our area produce corn and soybeans, and maybe some hay...Read More »


Beneficial Insects

Beneficial Insects 

As many of you are probably aware, our populations of beneficial insects are in trouble. Bees and butterflies are what come to the forefront of my mind when thinking of beneficial insects, although they are far from the only ones. There are a variety of insects, including beetles, spiders,...Read More »


Honey Bottles!

We have HONEY BOTTLES!!!!

Our first honey harvest of the season is right around the corner, and we have our shipment of bottles ready to go! We have a variety of bottles and sizes, but we only have a few of each, so keep an eye out for your favorite. It...Read More »


Spring Hive Inspection and Splits!

April 2017 Splits – The bees are preparing to swarm!

We knew that our bees that survived winter were doing well, but we had no idea they were doing as well as they are. We’ve already found swarm cells and thus had to do splits. The bees create swarm cells to create...Read More »


Local Honey Purchases

Local Honey!!

Want to buy some local honey from us, but don’t want to pay shipping? We’ve tried to find a way to make it possible for you to buy local honey from us through Etsy, but the options are limited. We have just learned that there is only one way...Read More »


Lots of Honey!

We’ve got our Etsy store up and running, so if you are interested in creamed honey, comb honey, honey in a fancy glass bottle, or just honey in a plastic squeeze bottle – we’ve got you covered. But we have a limited supply, so don’t wait too long!

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