Category Archives: Bees

Bees are an important part of a self sustaining farm, providing pollinators for our gardens and golden, health giving honey for our kitchen.

5 Reasons to grow dandelions in your lawn.

Once you get to view the lowly dandelion as something other than a weed, you’ll be happy to have this tenacious perennial in your garden.

Here are 5 good reasons to let them grow in your lawn and gardens. Continue reading

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The Flower Moon of May

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The Flower Moon of May. This months newsletter from Blueberry Hills Farm. Continue reading

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5 things anyone can do to help save the bees.

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Our honey bees need help. Here’s a list of 5 things that anyone can do to help them. If you can’t do them all, just choose one and start today. The bees will thank you for it. Continue reading

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A Bee’s First Flight

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If I was to ask you to imagine a garden of honey bees, you would probably conjure up images of brightly coloured flowers such as Poppies, Sunflowers and Asters. You would probably feel the warmth of a sunny, breezeless summer day … Continue reading

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Swarming Season

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  I was disturbed from my quiet, contemplative afternoon of picking berries when I became aware of a commotion in the air.  May and June are known as the swarming season for bees, and true to form, our bees were on the … Continue reading

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Bees and Dandelions

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My bees have been busy this past week collecting spring food from the dandelions. Some of the most important plants for honey bees are wildflowers, and of these, probably the single most valuable early spring wildflower is the dandelion. Dandelions … Continue reading

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