On Bee-ing There for Them.

Posted June 14th, 2010 by & filed under beekeeping.

(photo courtesy of Healthline.com) As a beekeeper, stings tend to come fairly often. One tries to handle the bees as carefully and gently as

Going Vertical

Posted June 7th, 2010 by .

I am part of a fortunate minority with a backyard in Brooklyn yet I still wanted to explore options that would help me to

What’s ‘Taters’, Precious?

Posted June 4th, 2010 by .

(Photo courtesy of CNYCentral.com) One of the crops I have not had much success with in my 8 years of gardening is Potatoes. My

Button Mending Done Right.

Posted May 31st, 2010 by .

My favorite sweater lost a button last week. And it wasn't one of those situations where I looked down and the button was dangling by

On Becoming a Backyard Bumpkin

Posted May 18th, 2010 by .

When I mention to folks that I keep bees, grow vegetables and have a small flock of hens that produce the best eggs ever,

Honey newsletter

Posted May 7th, 2010 by .

After what felt like a brief and precipitous winter, we've leapt headlong into spring and our second year hives have been working hard for several