New Seed Propagator

New Seed Propagator

Every year I have the same problemΒ with trying to germinate seed so this was the year I built a new seed propagator. It’s been long overdue! Usually I sow the seed and it germinates very poorly die to too much of a variation of temperature. Continue reading

Heather honey pressing last November

This is a blog post on how I pressed the heather honey last November. The honey was collected by the bees up on the feather bed in the Dublin Mountains. Most of the frames that I gave to the bees to fill used a little starter strip which is basically a small strip of beeswax to help them to get started on the frame. I also used some frames will full sheets of foundation in between to help keep them building the comb nice and even between the frames. Continue reading