Black Eyed Susan are included in almost every pollinator seed mix - and for good reason! They are a joyful, reliable plant that can be counted on to germinate in almost every soil and climate. They flower quickly, return each year, and reseed themselves. Planting Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia Hirta) Seeds Black Eyed Susan will … Continue reading Black Eyed Susans (Rudbeckia Hirta): Collecting & Planting Seeds
The number one complaint about bees....stings. In all our years raising honey bees in MN, we've racked up our fair share of bee stings, and we've learned a thing or two about how to reduce the swelling. Honey Bee Sting Swelling Home Remedy Options Onions - people claim that rubbing the sting with a cut … Continue reading How to Lessen the Honey Bee Sting Swelling Reaction
Honey Bee society has much to teach humanity. Here we explore 3 lessons we can take today to improve our world.
After 4 years and thousands of dollars lost, we are looking for a better way to grow plants in our sandy soil. The soil trials began in the spring of 2020. The soil trials are based on the assumption that we can improve sandy soil by adding liquefied clay. A company in Sweden is working … Continue reading Growing better plants in the sand – 2020 soil trials
A review of plant based options for treating worms and fleas in farm dogs and barn cats.