Monthly Archives: February 2015

What can a beekeeper learn from a dairy farmer?

Ginger Davidson As most of you know, I’m enamored with learning about drones - male honey bees, not the small flying machines. I truly believe that you can’t have a great queen without some awesome drones. With all the attention given to queens, drones are often taken for granted and forgotten. However, since the…
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Of Bugs, Blooms & Vittles Sprouting off: how to buy seeds

By Chandra L. Mattingly Seeds are magical. Every year I plant seeds of so many different sizes and shapes and sprouting preferences, and every year most of them grow. That's magic! That this tiny or large, hard or brittle, ivory or black or other color capsule can turn into a (usually) green sprout, a living…
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