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Benefits of Hobbyist Beekeepers

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday November 18, 2014   -   By Scott

Many benefits arise from hobbyist beekeepers. Honey bees are vital for the survival of many fruits nuts and seeds that are essential for much of the wildlife. At the same time, honey bees pollinate a number of native and exotic plants and crops that are...

Setting Up Your Garden for Seed Saving

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Katie

A few posts ago I shared that one of the biggest challenges I face personally as a market-gardener is being disciplined to start seeds when I’m scheduled to start them. Life is full of distractions and shifting priorities which means that more than...

In Praise of Pollinators

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday July 20, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

The hot days of summer beg of a crisp, cold slice of crimson watermelon—the sugary juices seeping between your fingers and running down your chin.  But this refreshing delight would not be possible without a good bit of help from some of our...

Rain, Pollination and Growing Food

Blog: Walkto Farms Weekly   -   Thursday June 07, 2012   -   By Gil

Snohomish, Washington:The wetter springs over the past several years have resulted in erratic pollination- less or no fruit for some that bloom during dark wet days. This year Asian plums had clear days and the varieties like Shiro and Beauty are loaded....


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