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On Bees: Our First Ever Hive Split [Attempt]

March 9, 2015

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Today has been good, in the best sense of the word. We participated in a seed and plant swap with a really cool group of people over in Clearwater at the Beacon Community Garden which is on the grounds of the Unitarian Universalist church off Nursery Rd. One of our favorite people ever, Jungle Jay, […]

Fall 2014 Honey Harvest

September 3, 2014

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In truth it is not just the fall honey harvest, but the only honey harvest of the year. Because we already are stealing our honeybee’s hard work, we try to minimize our impact somewhat by harvesting around August/September and unless the bees make an excess of honey between now and when it starts to dip […]

Winter is the time to get stuff done

February 3, 2014

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Despite the cold days that turned into 80’s overnight, our praying hands banana has set to flower and has its first beautiful bunch of bananas forming under the inflorescence – that’s what a banana flower is called in the plant world. Weird, huh? You can eat the inflorescence, but it seems a waste since even […]