Category : Bees

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Although I am still in the early stages, I am truly enjoying our decision to raise bees.  As with most subjects, I am finding out that the more I do, the more I have to learn.  And some lessons hurt.  We started out with two hives.  Not too long ago, I ventured out in the …
As I am sure you can tell by now, I love having bees. I love the research. I love working them. I love just observing them, and I love their honey! In part, I also love the fact that we are doing our part on Paradise to help keep the overall bee population healthy. Without …
  There are days when I don’t know whether to be overjoyed or scared stiff about raising bees. On one hand, that first taste of honey from my own hives sent me over the moon with joy. Then I read about Varroa mites and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), and I want to rush out and …
  As a grand idea, it is becoming more and more obvious that keeping bees is a great concept. I love how they are self-sufficient. I love that they don’t take up much space. I love the fact that they need very little attention. There is one thing that I am not really wild about. …
I often have some grand ideas for the farm. They range from grandiose to simple, but to me, each and every one are ‘great’! That is, until I really sit down and think about the cost, the work involved, the space they will take up or the look on The Country Boy’s face when I …
As a diligent beekeeper, I check my hives at least once a day. Granted, some of those checks are just a quick drive-by. As much as I would love to just sit down there at the hives and study the activity, I do have other chores that has to be done. Still, my goal is …
“I love it when a plan comes together!” – Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith As long as I don’t have to smoke the stogie, I have to agree with Hannibal. There is nothing better than when I can put a great big red checkmark next to an item on our 7-Point Plan. And today, we are …
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