Posts Tagged ‘bees’

DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker: plant for pollinators

DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker; planting for pollinators As a beekeeper and a avid gardener, I realize the importance for both (plants and bees) in my existence. But not just my existence, that of the human race as well. Almost 90 percent of the world’s flowering species require insects or other animals for pollination. What will…

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How to Make Honey Straws for Fun & Profit

  How to Make Honey Straws for Fun and Profit Did you know not only does raw honey taste deliciously amazing but it is the only food that doesn’t spoil, is used to treat  burns, helps with allergies, and contains antibacterial and antimicrobal properties. Raw honey contains up to 80 different substances important to human nutrition.…

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Beekeeping on a Budget

  If you have read my post about Getting Started with Bees ( click here if you haven’t read it yet) then you already know that getting started with beekeeping can be a pretty expensive initial investment, just two hives and safety equipment for two people can cost around $1,000-yikes! You’re going to get stung enough…

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Homesteading? There’s an App for That!

Homesteading? There’s an app for that! In the long history of electronic revolution; farming, gardening and homesteading is one thing that has seen very little change over time. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it- right? It comes as no surprise that mobile technology has yet to follow suit the same as it has in other areas…

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Getting started with bees

Getting Started with Bees & start-up cost In terms of homesteading trends that have gained popularity in the last decade, beekeeping has to be at the top of the list; from rooftop apiaries to backyard urban beekeeping. With all of the media buzz (pun intended) about CDC (Colony Collapse Disorder) and the increased awareness of…

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