NATURAL, RAW, PESTICIDE-FREE BEES & HONEY
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August 3, 2020
Humans tend to anthropomorphize their bees, which is a big word to say they like to lend them human characteristics or identify with them.
While it comes from a good place and is a sign of empathy, compassion, and caring for the bees, it often gets in the way of remembe...
April 21, 2020
The 1-d-1 Open Space Special Land Valuation (often erroneously but commonly called "Ag Exemption") is a special valuation intended to promote the preservation of open spaces.
To that effect, the Texas Constitution allows agricultural and open-space land to be taxed on i...
November 19, 2019
Beekeeping is an activity that is very both local and tied to the seasons, and here in Central Texas, it’s this time of the year again….
The waning of daylight hours and the reduction in nectar and pollen have signaled to the queen it is time to stop laying eggs, a...
September 18, 2019
This morning, I read this research article. And then, I had an epiphany...
First, it was well researched, as well as very informative on honey bee reproduction and the impact nutrition has on it, yet written in an easy to understand style. I recommend that all beekeeper...
March 4, 2019
The two Golden Rules of beekeeping are:
1 - all beekeeping is local
2 - it depends of what you see in your colonies
With that in mind....
After coming out of Winter, most colonies in South-Central Texas have eaten through all or most of their Winter stores and are low on...
January 26, 2019
Nathalie Biggie and Les Crowder
Les and I would like to kick off this blog and adventure with some words reminding us why we need to be mindful in beekeeping and more generally in our lives..
We are all interconnected, and every piece of our world is linked in some way. So when we pull too many string...
Pros and Cons of helping bees with temperature and humidity control within the hive
"Ag Exemption" Using Honey Bees in Texas - Don't miss the April 30th Deadline!
FALL & WINTER TIPS IN CENTRAL TEXAS
Does treating for mites have a negative impact on other colonies in the area? Food for thoughts....
At this time of the year, Bee Mindful of starvation
Welcome to a new world of mindfulness!