Playing Catch-up

Posted March 27th, 2012 by & filed under beekeeping.

Sorry for the prolonged silence over here at Jewel Street. A lot has happened in the past week. So much, in fact that my body

Springin’ Out: Crop Covers and Tank Tops

Posted March 20th, 2012 by .

I feel kind of goofy getting all excited about it, since it might seem somewhat arbitrary, but today marks the vernal/Spring/March equinox. Even though we've

The plot thickens…

Posted March 19th, 2012 by .

The early snap of warm weather has my bees building up quickly. So much so that I had to put a super on the

Homemade toothpaste in a pinch!

Posted March 14th, 2012 by .

I'm one of those shoppers that makes grocery lists and then forgets them on the kitchen counter. Without a list I end up just grabbing

Bee season is upon us!

Posted March 13th, 2012 by .

I'm hesitant to say it, but it appears that Spring is here. I know I may end up eating my words if a frost sweeps

Looking into the future.

Posted March 11th, 2012 by .

Yesterday was a big day. I took Neil to our future home for the first time. I was fairly certain that he would be happy