Garden and Bees…

My little garden is coming along. I’ve got some tomatoes set on, and finally the onions that I planted by seed are starting to sprout, the ones that were bulbs look great. We had a ton of lettuce and are eating lots of fresh salads right now. My corn is sprouting and growing great. My…

Bee Checks Week 3 and 4…

Our bees are doing well. We are all learning and ton and having lots of fun with it. We do frequent walks out to the hive just to watch them flying in and out bringing pollen and nectar back to the hive. On Memorial Day my dad helped Leighton, Caedmon and I check the bees…

Bee Check Week 2…

On Saturday we did our second check of the bees to see how they were doing. Paxton and Coppelia were my helpers. I was able to use just the jacket part of the “one size fits most” bee suits that we have and with some creative safety pins make them work for both of them….

Bees 1 Week Check

On Saturday it was time for our first check of the bees. Edric and my mom were my helpers and they both had a lot of fun. Edric was really excited to wear the bee suit and let the bees land on him. When I opened up the hive I saw the 5 frames from…

The Ladies Are Home…

On Sunday I got my bees. Or I should say, Queen Adelaide and her girls arrived and are settled into their new home. I named her Adelaide because it means “of royal descent”. I have been reading about it and prepping for the past couple of years so I was super excited Sunday morning and…

Prepping For Bees….

This Spring we will have our first bee hive. I have been reading and prepping for over a year for this but this is a new thing for the kids. I ordered some “one size fits most” bee suits for the kids and Clint to wear….I only ordered 3 extra ones because that way a…