This blog contains pictures of queen, drone and worker bee cells.
Christmas is "right around the corner" and I have wrestled for months with the prospects of asking Santa for beehives this 2011 Christmas. I have read articles about bee foraging, land usage, land restriction, bee health, hive variety and city regulations. Bees as livestock has even been questioned and considered. However, as I reevaluated my … Continue reading To Bee Or Not To Bee
Getting Started with Local Honey Saturday, June 21, 2011 began as a beautiful morning with blue skies and a crisp breeze.....a perfect day for the opening of the Clinton County Farmers Market. After negotiating a business plan with local beekeeper and apitherapist, Jim Higgins of Hillsboro, Ohio, I had his and my honey bee products ready to go. I nervously loaded my … Continue reading Honey Bee Products at the Clinton County, Ohio Farmers’ Market
Most of my posts on focus on bees and their importance to our food supply. I’ve shared my passion for the importance of bee pollination, bee products, bee health and our reliance on their populations for food. The popular bird Twitter is a big part of this for me. Let me explain. Twitter is an … Continue reading The Bird and the Bees
Legacy is a noun that rings with the ethereal tune of an adjective. It conjures up thoughts, feelings and descriptions of our childhood intimate relationships. Smells, visions, sounds and stories summarize our lives with the thread of legacy weaving the pattern that often defines our mission. The dictionary states it simply as the following: "Body of persons sent on a mission," … Continue reading Honey Bees and The Invisible Legacy of Life