January 27, 2018

I’m now caught up in my reading about companion plants and eager to share what I have learned. But first, a bit more on the soil testing…

I dried my soil sample in a large pot lid under my covered front porch that I collected two weeks ago, sifted chunks and pebbles out...

January 23, 2018

One of the most common questions we get, especially in the spring, is “what breed of bees do we sell?" The question is rather simple at first; mutts, same as everyone else in the U.S. is selling. Fact is, unless you live on an island many miles from any other form of l...

January 15, 2018

We have added another quick educational video to our YouTube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/c/HoneyandHome

January 15, 2018

Garden plans are moving right along! This last week, I made a list of the vegetables and herbs I’d like to plant, started graphing the garden, determined which seed company to use and placed an order, researched companion planting, and dug my soil samples.

Thursday, Jan...

January 6, 2018

Today, the garden was measured using cross country skis – way more fun than plodding through the snow with a measuring tape. Four-and-one-half skis wide by 16 skis tall equates to a garden that is approximately 2,665 square feet. It’s one long rectangle and for a visua...

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! On this first day of 2018, a new gardening column will begin. It will detail every step in the planning, soil preparation, planting, care, and harvest of a bee-friendly vegetable garden.

Interviews with gardening experts, sourcing seeds, useful tools, be...

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