Category: Beekeeping

August Goals Update 2017

August was a month of birthdays, our 14th Anniversary and buying our new-to-us camper! ┬áSo, pretty great if you ask me! And, here’s how the ol’ 2017 goals are going! 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a good bit to avoid creating…

Last honey harvest and trellises

We harvested the last bit of our honey for this year! We want to make sure that our bees have plenty of time to prep for the winter! And let me tell you that this batch of honey turned out beautiful! And now I…

July Goals Update 2017

Oh July, why did you have to fly by? We are now quickly approaching the beginning of a new school year. But with that being said, the garden is being really productive! 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a good bit to…

We got some new additions to the homestead!

This weekend we were able to get a lot accomplished! (Which is why I had to post before my end of month update!) I’ll start off with some gardening excitement! The fence line garden is really starting to fill up! I have been picking…

Honey sale and other homestead happenings

Last weekend we had our first sale event here at the homestead! It was a honey and egg sale! We sold out of honey and sold a lot of eggs! Plus, people got to taste some cucumelons and look at my craftiness! It was…

Beekeeping, crafting and harvesting

This week it finally rained a bit and now the garden is quickly coming to life! Everything is growing and we have been able to harvest around 40 cloves of garlic, 17 pounds of potatoes and I’m about ready to pull some onions too!…

Walk through the garden 7/5/17

It’s the first check in during July! I love this time of year because it seems like the plants grow so fast with the warm weather and long days! The pumpkins are blooming and I love seeing our pollinators at work! The tomatoes are…