Quick Upcycle Ideas: Glass Mulch and Beehive Planters

Here are two quick ideas to spruce up your yard or garden or balcony. Recycled Glass Mulch Taking a boring little step from weedy and drab to cheerful, blue and weed free. We have this great step down into the back yard that originally I grew thyme in as a steppable ground cover. That was […]

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Of Mice and Bees

Never say “oops.” Rather say, “ah, interesting.” – Author Unknown Ah, interesting…. Being the lazy beekeeper I can be sometimes, I did not soon enough get out to clean my empty Langstroth hive. I figured however, that some little critter might get in there and nibble some honey but not a full on hostile hive […]

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Hive Check and Powdered Sugar Treatments

Maybe a week or two late but I have completed my first post-package installation hive check. Before I get suited up and open the hives I run through out loud what my plan is while I am working in the hive. This helps me make sure that I have the equipment I might need, plan […]

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