Bees In Siding

In only 3 years, we've had many calls about bees living in the siding of houses. It seems to be a preferable spot for them! Unfortunately, once bees have built their home in your siding, the only way to safely relocate them is to remove the siding and take out all the...

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Bees In Trees

We get quite a few calls from both town and country residents regarding bees living in a tree on their property.  Our mission is to help bees, and although we LOVE bringing more bees to our apiary, sometimes helping them means leaving them alone.  I generally ask...

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Johnson-Brock 2nd Grade 2016

Aunt Bea's Apiary finished its educational center just in time to squeeze in a few end of the year school field trips. Unfortunately, many schools already had their field trips planned, and no extra money in the budget. I was excited when the 2nd grade teacher at...

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Pheasants Forever Youth Pollinator Day

Aunt Bea's Apiary was recently awarded a $1500 grant from the Pheasants Forever organization to host a Youth Pollinator Day. The 5th grade class at Johnson-Brock visited our apiary and learned all about the importance of providing good habitat and how it benefits...

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Renovations Reveal Part One

We've been busy bees this spring preparing a space to host school field trips and workshops.  The idea to create a learning space came to us while in the process of forming our non-profit organization.  We wanted people of all ages to come and experience beekeeping...

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Kittens and Life Lessons

I'm ashamed to say this, but a few short years ago I would have readily admitted...here it comes...that I didn't like cats. (gasp!) When we moved to the country, I vowed that we would NOT be one of those farms with a zillion cats. Then we lived through our first...

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Homemade Apple Honey Fruit Rollups

We strive to eat foods that are healthy and have natural ingredients. This recipe is for homemade fruit rollups. They are dye free, chemical free, and contain only 3 ingredients: apples, cinnamon (optional), and honey for pliability. We recommend using Aunt Bea's...

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Honey Harvest 2015

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about the catastrophic loss of honeybees in the United States. Beekeepers are leaving the business in droves due to their inability to keep bees alive as well as the financial burden of continually having...

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Nebraska Barn Reception

My sister recently graduated from high school, and in true Nebraska style she had a beautiful barn reception. The barn was built on my family's farm over 80 years ago. It has been updated in recent years to accommodate for changes in modern farming practices. This...

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