Bees, ducks, For fun, Plants / 18.01.2012

When nearby Seattle anxiously awaits snowfall, chances are we already have a nice blanket covering our little farm.  This year has been full of new snow adventures and I thought I'd share some pictures of what is happening here with this years massive snow dump.  Total accumulation has been approx 15" over the past several days.

[caption id="attachment_1691" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="This is what our driveway looks like - notice the small tree hanging on the power lines"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1693" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="as you keep coming down the drive.. there is another tree that we have our eyes on. I just hope it doesn't get windy!"][/caption]
Bees / 27.07.2011

I tend to worry.. sometimes a lot.  I think its the Mom in me and I can't help it.  The honey bees were a concern a few weeks ago because after doing several hive inspections  the queen bee was no where to be found.  I...

Bees / 04.03.2011

Pollen covered Bee This amazing photo courtesy of After a year of humming and hawing about getting bees I've finally decided to take the plunge!  Last spring I went through a WSU extension certification course on bee keeping and wasn't sure that I wanted to...