Gardening

The Queen is Dead! Long Live the Queen! How to requeen a hive

After the stressful start my bees got this year, it’s no surprise that things aren’t going terribly smoothly.  From the start, I noticed that the bees weren’t coming and going very much from the hive which had broken open in the car.  I’d open the cover and see that they…

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Bees! Transporting and installing nucs.

This was one hell of a weekend.  Friday night I went with some friends to see Foreigner.  If you get a chance to see them, you should definitely go.  Tickets were only $20 and you get to see freaking Foreigner!  Man alive, I love Foreigner. Anyway, while I was at…

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Make a tiered planter in five minutes or less!

It’s been a busy few weeks and I keep forgetting to take pictures during my projects!  So I haven’t been able to post.  I mean, I could have posted but I know you want pictures with your posts! Last year I made a tiered planter for my strawberries that worked…

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It’s seed-starting time!

With a foot of snow on the ground outside, it’s hard to believe that it’s time to start thinking about the garden.  But it is!  I’m certainly excited.  Like every year, I’m giving seed-starting a shot.  Until recently, I’ve always wondered why I’ve had such bad luck starting my seeds…

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