Category: Beekeeping

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…

June Goals Update 2017

It’s really summer! We are starting to get some food from the garden including garlic and potatoes. I’m looking forward to gathering lots more this month! 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a good bit to avoid creating trash, but there is…

Walk through the garden 6/25/17

Where in the world have we been?! Well, we took a quick trip out of town to Cincinnati and Cleveland and stayed at a fun indoor water park hotel there. ┬áIt was a great time! Before we went out of town I had a…

May Goals Update 2017!

Do you know what today is?!?! It’s the last day of school here! Therefore, I’m on break! Yippee!! So, I’ll be posting a little more often! But, now onward with the goal update for May: 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a…

Garden happenings, beekeeping and lots of work

I’m elated to say that this week is my last week of school and from here on out I will be busy taking on all this homesteading! I’ll start with my beekeeping fun. All the hives seem to be doing well and are laying…

Keeping Busy Beekeeping

It is super swarm season in my area right now and we have been tagged on Facebook and contacted for so many swarms. We decided to split our overwintered hive when we found a queen cell, which brought us up to 2 hives. Then,…