6 February 2015
Every year I try and come up with a non-candy option for the class Valentine’s Day cards. In the past we’ve made bath bombs and red sparkly play dough. This year, as Valentine’s Day is the beginning of the beekeeping year, I have bees (even more) on the brain. The other week I also did a presentation about beekeeping to my son’s kindergarten class, which was sweetness itself. After hearing about every single time every child has been stung,...
30 October 2014
Making lip balm from our own beeswax and honey.
12 October 2014
How do you get from the boxes of buzzing bees in the garden to jars of caramel-coloured honey?
18 July 2014
It's more like herding cats than you'd think.
13 May 2014
We now have an urban orchard to go with our urban apiary.
22 April 2014
What are some simple things you can do for our pollinators?
26 March 2014
There are so many bees in there, but I did it. With no gloves even.
14 June 2013
Our rooftop garden and beehives is one of the ways I'm trying to show Elliot where food comes from.
12 May 2013
As our colony of bees settles in on the roof of our building, I reminisce about the hive on top of the concert hall where I used to work.