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 a new queen. After…

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

Seed Starting Basics: Basic Supplies & Prep

So you’ve decided to start some seeds, but aren’t sure what you need? There are a lot of decisions to make. With all of the decisions about containers, soil, markers, and, on top of all of that, what seeds to choose?  It isn’t as difficult as you might think. It might be tempting to give up…

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! You can click here or click on the Etsy…

Seed Starting Basics: Planning

I was originally going to post about gathering and prepping your materials, but then realized I was missing one of the most important steps: planning! You really shouldn’t start planting until you know how much you need to plant and of what. It could get you in a whole mess of trouble. Plan before you…

How to Make Simple Syrup

Why make simple syrup and what is it, you ask? Simple syrup is an awesome way to add a sweetener that will easily blend into whatever you put it in. It’s sugar that’s already been dissolved, so you don’t have to worry about grittiness when you add it to things. So what can you use…