Not that kind of Booty, GEEZ, get your mind out of the gutter! After our successful robbery. I had to process the treasure. I was pretty excited with my bucket of golden goodness, and may not have thought the whole process of extracting the honey from the cleanliness prospective. Let me just say right here […]
We did a check on the hives and wanted to find out which one swarmed. All the hives are flourishing, even the captured swarm has started building out comb. We went through the “swarm” hive and could not find the queen or any evidence of new brood (eggs). Which is not unexpected since they had […]
On Friday morning when I was writing my post “Why I have Bees” I thought I should add a photo of the Blackberry flowers because the bees help in their pollination. So, I grabbed the camera, put on my down coat and headed out to the orchard. It was a beautiful sunny morning, but chilly […]
Why do I keep bees? Our last home sat on 47 acres overlooking the Ohio River. The home was built-in the 30′s and the original owner had cattle, sheep, and chickens. The chicken coop, which was huge, still stood on the property. That was one of the reason I decided to start keeping chickens. […]
Liz stopped by to do a check up on the hives. It had been one week since she installed her three hives and she wanted to make sure all was well. She has been receiving call after call over the last week about bee swarms. She routinely goes out and captures swarms and then places […]
I am not in any way shape or form a morning person. You can ask the people I live with, I don’t like to get up and I can be a bit grumpy in the morning, or so they say! Anyway since I ended up with all those darn roosters, I have to keep Foghorn […]
Hi, I am Amy, and I am a confessed Food Lover, Garden Addict and Photo Junkie!
During the day you can find me in my garden or kitchen, and most likely my camera won’t be far. When I am not at home I like to head to the gym, or stretch out at hot yoga. I didn’t really start cooking and baking until I got married and I needed to feed my family!