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The Hive Life. Exactly What Mite be the Problem?

It has been a busy couple of weeks in my apiaries as I have been catering to the needs of several newly established colonies, transferring nucleus colonies to full hives, feeding and pulling honey for extraction.  However, my most important task in late July was to monitor and treat for the most devastating threat to honeybees: Varroa destuctor, the varroa mite.

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Honeycomb Cheese Wheel

We love this beautiful recipe using simple, fresh ingredients.

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Sunflower Festival

Over 40 acres of Sunny Sunflowers. Pumpkins, local farm market, artists and much more!

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Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Time for a New Tub

Choosing the right tub for your bathroom renovation.

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DIY Container Gardening: Recipes for Autumn Color

DIY our Autumn Tower and Seasonal Window Box to add a touch of fall to your home.

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Bona Fide Backsplashes

The kitchen area that’s most likely to catch the eye and impress visitors is actually that small stretch of wall hovering above the sink – better known as the backsplash.

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