Category: Beekeeping

May 2019 Goals Update!

Only a little more than a week of school left!! So that means: warm weather and spending more time with my towering teen is coming up! Yay! And now, the goal updates: 1. Sew my first quilt– The craft that I wanted to try…

Our little free library opened!

We checked another goal off for the year! We wanted to make a a little free library that our neighborhood could enjoy and encourage my students to read extra over the summer! So, last weekend we finally opened up our library with a little…

It’s been a while! But it’s Spring!

Life has been a whirlwind lately. But, Spring has finally arrived! The milkweed is springing back to life! I think the pollinator garden is going to be pretty this year! The grapevine has also started to vine! It looks the healthiest that it ever…

Spring is kinda here!

The temperature has finally been staying above freezing! I’m thinking that Spring really is arriving! The bulb flowers are popping up! Daffodils! And the honeybees are starting to bring in pollen! Check out all of that pollen on her legs! Rhubarb from my Granny’s…

DIY bee candy recipe

Yesterday it was a warmer winter day, so I checked in on the bees. They look pretty good, but had devoured their candy I left in there. Since it’s only January, I decided to give them some extra food! So, last night I decided…

Snowy weekend activities

Over the weekend we had a little snow storm come through. It amounted to about 4-5 inches of snow. Lucky for my Mr., I enjoy getting a little workout shoveling snow! The chickens enjoyed pecking at the snow, and the coop looked beautiful surrounded…

The bees are still alive! (And weekend work!)

Weekends are always a mix of relaxing, spending time with family and getting things done! So when it’s a beautiful weekend in January, I have to get things accomplished! First up are those honey bees! Both hives appear to be thriving. They were out,…