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Poor Harvest

Yesterday I extracted from my hives, and Dad brought around his honey to extract also. Having had everything set up well, and a nice warm shed to encourage honey flow, made the event very easy, and it was all over too quickly. 650 more words


Uh Oh. Problems.

My beekeeping prowess has taken a wee hit to the ego lately, and I sometimes wonder what on earth I am doing. I have had a number of discouragements, but at least my hives are still alive, despite a massive amount of deaths. 706 more words



Few are as tempted as I by an extractor.

Not some computer-y thing.

Not a dentistry nightmare.

Not a Navy SEAL with particularly stealthy components (although I would never turn away a Navy SEAL and any of his fine components). 83 more words


Liquid Gold

We asked ourselves a question: “Should Aroha Acres keep bees?”  We couldn’t really answer that, so we decided to keep a couple of hives and run the experiment. 642 more words

LimgoTM Mini USB Air Extracting Notebook Cooling Pad

Also, the location of the radiator near the entrance door might pose some problems in case you have disabled persons or children in your family. Derived from the curtain problem, you should make sure consequently that you leave enough room for the heat to circulate and for the valves to be installed. 146 more words

Have Kids, Will...Extract Honey

After surviving a long, cold winter and a cold, wet spring, my beautiful honeybees shook off the chill and went straight to work collecting pollen and nectar, building new combs, raising baby bees, and creating that divine food of the gods: honey.   432 more words

Natural Living


Woooooad *Said in best Joey Lawrence voice*

Yeah, I went there. Yes, that’s the direction this post is going in :)

Not the best pics, as it was super windy & chilly this morning. 351 more words

Everyday Farm Life