Tag: beekeeping

I’m a Beekeeping Beginner!

I’m a Beekeeping Beginner!

When I start a new project, I sometimes get overwhelmed by all of the things I don’t know. It happened years ago when I started growing food. I had only limited experience with it when we moved into our current home and made a big commitment to build a large fenced-in vegetable garden complete with […]

April 5, 2016 | By | More
Book Review: The Beekeeper’s Bible

Book Review: The Beekeeper’s Bible

There are few things I love more in winter than diving into a great book while lounging on the sofa wrapped in a blanket and, every so often, taking a break to peek out the window at the softly falling snow and taking a sip of heavy red wine. This year in the Philadelphia suburbs, winter […]

January 8, 2016 | By | More
Confessions of a Wannabe Urban Homesteader

Confessions of a Wannabe Urban Homesteader

Having grown up in a small town in rural Indiana, I’m no stranger to farming.  Most of my friends were farmers’ kids and knew how to drive a combine before they could drive a car.  In the summers, a lot of my friends found work detassling corn.  I still remember the slumber party with the […]

March 15, 2013 | By | More