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Ann Barczewski is a follower of Jesus and a lover of all things natural, especially our pollinators, a beekeeper and aspiring gardener. She enjoys watching the chickens, pigeons, guineas, quail and wildlife in her back yard. She lives in rural Cecil County, Maryland with her husband and special needs daughter along with a Cane Corso Mastiff. She is the founder and owner of Ann Bee’s Naturals LLC. When she’s not advocating for environmental issues she spends her time developing and manufacturing completely natural products for body and home as well as running the day to day affairs of her home and business.
Seeing honey bees swarming affects people differently. Beeks start thinking about how to capture the swarm and non-beeks, well, they don’t. If you don’t have bees then this is for you and if you do have bees you may want to share this with your non-beek friends. I was tagged in a post this morning on Facebook by […]Read more »
When the bees start flying I can’t wait to get out there and dig in the hives and the dirt. There’s a huge variety of herbs that are not just great for cooking and medicinal purposes, they’re great for the bees. Planting herbs that attract honey bees is […]Read more »
Editor’s Note: This is not a place for ad hominem attacks, but rational commentary and concern. Several experienced beeks have shared their concerns about the Flow Hive setup, even after watching all promotional material. To be clear: experienced beekeepers are on both sides of the fence. We share their opinions below, but that share does […]Read more »
When Good Honey Goes Bad…Not bad, really, just crystallized. If you have ever wondered about that jar of honey in your cabinet, you aren’t alone. I’ve been asked by many people if the jar they bought years ago is still good. Happily, I have good news. It definitely is! Almost all unheated, unfiltered honey crystallizes; […]Read more »