This post was originally written for Everything Herbal, an herbal education blog. Now that snow covers the ground where we live, I know that even though I can’t see them, the honeybees are still working hard within the hive’s four walls. Up until now, on any day warm enough to do so, they continued toContinue reading “Preparing our Hives for the Colder Days Ahead”
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Spring has sprung!
This weekend, with snow melting and uncovering most of our working land, we haven’t stopped moving! It’s safe to say, we had been itching for long days spent outside, getting our hands dirty again. And that’s exactly what we did. You might remember from previous blog posts, the old rickety barn that always sat betweenContinue reading “Spring has sprung!”
As I kneel down next to the bees, who are buzzing around half-empty trays collecting what’s leftover from this year’s harvest (we leave the trays outside once we’ve collected from them, to help supplement the small number of flowers so late in the season), I can’t help but anticipate winter. The air, although warm forContinue reading “Winter’s Coming”