The active season is about to close…

The active season is about to close…

I’m sure you have noticed Goldenrod in full bloom. This is a crucial time for the bees to make their final preparations for winter. I see colonies preparing themselves for winter by replacing the brood in the upper box with fresh nectar (“green...
Health Benefits of Honey

Health Benefits of Honey

I and many others I have spoken with have experienced the incredible health benefits of pure, raw, local honey. It means a lot to us beekeepers to be able to provide our customers with a great product that we can truly believe in. But with so many variables involved,...
Sold out of nucs for 2014

Sold out of nucs for 2014

It’s been a harsh winter and beekeepers are looking for bees to replace their losses. I was happy to be able to meet some of that demand for those of you who have contacted me up to this point. Of course I am limited on my supply, and as of today I have all the...
Planting for Pollinators and Game

Planting for Pollinators and Game

There is an emerging emphasis in our state, and probably all over the country, to “plant for pollinators”. Yet there are many people who are also enthused with planting for wild game. I was fascinated to discover recently that some excellent “bee...