Category Archives: Small Holding

A Poultry Matter

Yes, I know this a bee blog but thought I would tell you about our newest animals. My daughter Skyla said all she wanted for her 5th birthday watch some chicks she could watch grow into chickens *sigh*. I have … Continue reading

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Bean Tipi: the harvest

I am definitely going to do this. It is so useful having staggered seasons. I can wait and see if something has worked for milkwood from spring to summer just in time to start it myself.

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August Cottage Apiary is dead.. Long live August Cottage Apiary

Well.. the deed is done. Last night I masking taped up the hive entrance. Removed the roof (to try and make it a little lighter), and along with a helper carried the hive the 300yds or so across the field … Continue reading

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