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Honey Bee Forage: Propagating Fruit Trees

Bees need food. In an effort to increase the size of our orchard, as well as increase the spring forage for our honey bees, we are giving a go at propagating fruit trees this fall.

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How To Install a Purple Martin Bird House

I had the opportunity, haha, to put up a purple martin house for my mother in law. It was a good trade… I got dinner, and a she gave me a pole to put up my own martin house. We … Continue reading

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What to Plant for Beekeeping in the Dearth.

We recently took a video tour of the property. Not focusing on the animals, the garden, or anything like that. This time, we were looking at something specific. What do plant to ensure the bees have food and resources year … Continue reading

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Talking Beekeeping with @628DirtRooster.

If you have perused the internet for any length of time looking for guys to learn beekeeping from, the name 628DirtRooster is likely familiar. I recently had the opportunity to spend a couple of evenings talking beekeeping. In case you … Continue reading

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Winter Syrup Feeding

So I went out to check the bees. The weather here has been wild, to say the least. Temps go from the mid seventies one day to the mid forties the next. I figured the bees would be running through … Continue reading

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Winter Beekeeping

So, winter is supposedly in full swing. Here in Mississippi, it has been quite mild. I can probably count the number of really cold days on my two hands. The bees are confused, I think. We seem to get warm … Continue reading

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