It was a cold winter, but the ladies pulled through and look strong. Check out their self-raised queen bee!
Mulching your garden in the Fall (as well as the Spring) will transform your soil and gardening experience. Lay it on thick!
One honeybee hive died, and one survived our first winter. A search for the cause of death, and a proper burial by caring children.
Our first season as beekeepers has come to a close. We’ve had an amazing time watching both colonies grow in number, build wax comb, store pollen and nectar, make propolis and all the other bee things. We didn’t get to take honey for ourselves, but that’s ok. It is what I expected as each colony needs approximately […]
Fall feels so alive, despite the dying back of so much. It’s when we make the big haul in from the garden beds and can and can and can… It’s when we plant garlic and lean on the the forecast, hoping to get one more day before a frost. The fateful freeze did indeed come last […]
The third and final part of The Fall Garden Grind series is an info-packed article revolving around that most important part of your garden: the soil. This is an easy step to skip when we’re caught up in the busyness of life, but putting your garden to bed for the winter will help build soil fertility and as a result make […]