Category: Just for Fun

THE STORY OF BEES! EDUCATIONAL GAME

An educational game designed to teach kids all about honey bees!

I’m very excited to announce the release of my new educational kid’s bee game! I created this game several years ago to enhance my children’s bee classes and have been Read More…

HOW TO SURVIVE BEEKEEPING GROUPS

The old joke goes, “Ask three beekeepers a question and you’ll get five different answers”. If you’ve ever been to beekeeping club meeting, you’ve probably witnessed this first hand. Beekeepers, Read More…

15 LIFEHACKS FOR BEEKEEPERS

BEEKEEPING LIFEHACKS

It’s Sara writing again! Recently, on Facebook, I saw a post about lifehacks, and it got me wondering: Why I haven’t seen more beekeeping hacks? I know they exist, but don’t they deserve their own Read More…

WHAT’S IN MICHAEL BUSH’S LIBRARY?

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It’s Sara writing again! Today I’m weighing in on one of my favorite things about Michael Bush’s bee camp: the books! Hilary and I attended camp earlier this month, and Read More…

MICHAEL BUSH’S BEE CAMP

Read about my experiences at Bee Camp!

If you’re like me, Michael Bush’s website is in your favorites tab on your web browser. His writings validated nearly all the subversive decisions I made as a new beekeeper and strengthened Read More…

HOW TO PROPOGATE AFRICAN BLUE BASIL

HOW TO PROPAGATE AFRICAN BLUE BASIL!

It’s Sara Everett again, guest blogging for Hilary about one of our favorite bee plants: African blue basil. In addition to sharing lots of information about this bee magnet of Read More…

SWEET & PRACTICAL SMOKER FUEL

SWEET & PRACTICAL SMOKER FUEL FOR BEEKEEPERS

Try this! You can make aromatic smoke packets out of paper bags, dried herbs, and citrus peels for your bee smoker, either as a sweet smelling addition to your typical Read More…