PSBA Day of Learning: Natural & Lazy Beekeeping with Michael Bush

Puget Sound Beekeepers Association hosted a jammed packed “Day of Learning” at the University of Washington Arboretum. Hating to miss a chance to beek out with the best of them, I signed up. Hating to miss a great blog post, I documented it with near Pulitzer worthy diligence. I also find myself gravitating towards his […]

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Labor Day Hive Check: Starting the Honey Harvest

A little history from Wikipedia: Labor Day is a celebration of the American labor movement – commemorating the social and economic achievements of workers. Dating back to 1882, this is “relatively new” holiday (you know versus Christmas) but today it is much more about the end of summer, retiring white fashion, back to school sales […]

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Hives Alive – 2013 Bee Adventure Beegins

Hives are alive again – 3 sets of new Italian girls. Sadly none of mine made it through the winter. I have plenty of hypotheses, nothing confirmed. In case you are wondering, bees come in packages by the pound, including one queen, marked (a dot with white out) or unmarked. Three pounds of bees, like […]

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The Beacon Hill Farm

Who we are? Farmers M and H McTruong – East meets West to make our own style. We are weights and yoga, Pinterest and ESPN, soy and nonfat, Superbowl and Puppybowl. We are flip flops, puffy vests, dining out, eating in, George Strait, Snoop Dogg and jammies all Sunday. Our farm: modest urban with big […]

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