Wordless Wednesday: Heartbreaking Results of Pesticide For Beekeepers

by Texas Homesteader ~ As new beekeepers, it was heartbreaking to see hundreds of dead bees beneath our hives.  We didn’t spray pesticides to stop the advance of the Armyworms in our pastures. But someone within a 3-mile radius apparently did. Look at all the dead bees! There’s GOT to be a better way! ~TxH~ […]

Beginning Beekeeping: Obtaining Your Bees

~by Texas Homesteader ~ Last week we talked about the beekeeping preparation steps that were necessary before we ever obtained our first bees. There was lots to do: Educate ourselves on best beekeeping practices, join a local beekeeper’s association, decide where our hives will be located, prepare the location for the hives, obtain the beekeeping […]

Beginning Beekeeping: Becoming A NewBee

by Texas Homesteader ~ *affiliate link RancherMan & I love raising cattle, and we added chickens to the mix because they’re so much fun and, you know, EGGS!  But we were wondering what (if anything) we’d like to add to our current barnyard fun. We’d tried raising goats but that just wasn’t for us. But […]