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They Were Robbed! Bee Troubles

They Were Robbed! Bee Troubles

Raising bees was a joyful and challenging experience that I knew would take all of my energy. While the commitment to care for my hive was a priority I didn’t plan to that they would be robbed. Bee Troubles Everyone knows that homesteading if full of ups and...

The Homestead Buzz

I must admit I was terrified on the inside after I made the decision to get honey bees.  Now that the little ladies (worker bees are all female) have been flying around the homestead for a few months I am very fond of the whole hive. Sir Swine was apprehensive...

Weather, we try…

This week has been a challenge to say the least. Our warm start to a Midwest spring has been drenched in rain.  Mind you we needed this rain so I will not complain but it has had me running for the house on more than one occasion.  Last night we hunkered down in the...

Oh Bees, Oh My!!!

The bees will be coming mid-April and to be completely honest I’m a little freaked out!  I know what I am taking on but to be honest until I get that first hand experience I think I will stay overwhelmed for a while. I first got ten hives, a motorized 20 frame...