Gardens On the Wild Side

This has some great information Gardens Gone Wild April 20, 2015 by Abby Quillen How to Create a Wildlife-Friendly Backyard Today’s environmental news is often alarming, especially the warnings that biodiversity, a term used to describe the immense variety of life on Earth, is under siege. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) warns […] Read more »

Learning Skills for your Modern Homestead

     The best way to start into homesteading is to just jump right in, pick something that your interested in doing and go for it. For me that was learning how to garden a bit better then I have in the past, and then we added a couple pigs and then some chickens. Later on […] Read more »

Don’t Disturb your Bee’s, Honey on Tap

I saw this and thought what a great idea and had to put it on my Blog to get there word out.  “It’s Literally Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!” It’s the beekeepers dream… https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=706362242795343&pnref=story Turn a tap and watch as pure fresh clean honey flows right out of the hive and into your […] Read more »

Things You Can Do This Winter to Help Bees

As bees take their winter snooze, beekeepers and urban gardeners can join forces to help keep the honey flowing. By Kristina Mercedes Urquhart Winter is arguably the hardest time of year for a colony of Honey bees. Unless you find yourself in Florida and certain parts of California, where the winter is exceptionally short (or […] Read more »

Things To Do This Winter to Help Save the Bees

5 Things You Can Do This Winter to Help Save the Bees As bees take their winter snooze, beekeepers and urban gardeners can join forces to help keep the honey flowing. By Kristina Mercedes Urquhart Winter is arguably the hardest time of year for a colony of Honey bees. Unless you find yourself in Florida […] Read more »

Basic Beginning BeeKeeping

Great bee information from SurvivalBlog.com The Daily Web Log for Prepared Individuals Living in Uncertain Times I always planned to have a bee hive someday but someday had not come until I mentioned my interest to a friend who promptly told me he was splitting a hive (taking a few hundred bees out to prevent […] Read more »

Beekeeping by the month

I like this monthly check list from beekeeping experts that know a lot more then I do, very helpful information. Month-by-month Beekeeping Two beekeepers walk you through a monthly schedule of easy-to-follow beekeeping tasks according to region. By Amy Grisak Photo by Rachael Brugger The time that you perform various beekeeping tasks will vary by […] Read more »

37 Million Bees Found Dead GMO Corn Field to blame

Thought I would pass this along as much as I could, people need to know the damage Monsantos inflicts on our food supply. Millions of bees dropped dead after GMO corn was planted few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada. The local bee keeper, Dave Schuit who produces honey in Elmwood lost about 37 million bees […] Read more »

Bees Need You to Plant These 4 Flowers in Your Backyard

What is it about the honeybee community that draws humans into their world? Watch this informative breakdown of bee experience, bee-human relations and, most pressing, the threats to bees today Bees are cooperative, intuitive, hard-working, living beings whose labor is exploited for its fruits(superfood honey). The process of human-bee interaction, the human chemical-agricultural input changes, […] Read more »