Lately I have seen a lot of Essential Oil people posting about the benefits of it in use to combat insect issues naturally. Specifically ticks. Please know that it also smells like the Queen to Bees. Bees use pheromones a lot in their daily lives. For instance, bananas is the alarm smell. So don’t bathe […]
Here on the Funny Farm, we are having a small change in Monarchy. 2 new queens arrived yesterday for our beehives and we are installing them today. They’ve been living in a brown paper bag in the garage over night so they would stay warm. We know a queen rearing bee farmer in a nearby […]
Honey is ready! Last year our honey was very light (left in picture). This year it is a very dark honey which kind of surprised us. This spring has been odd with rain and colder than normal temps, maybe that is why. I sell honey by the jar not by the pound. One Pound […]
In addition to homeschooling and farming, we also keep honeybees. We currently have 5 hives and hope to have some honey soon.