Author Archives: jkmcintyre
In November, we harvested the full honey combs from the hive that died of exposure during a bad fall storm. It was our first experience extracting honey – and from a top bar hive at that. In all, we crushed … Continue reading
I keep records. Of all sorts of things. The goings-on in the garden is just one of them. Harvesting garlic is an garden highlight, so it usually gets recorded. This year is the earliest I have ever harvested garlic here … Continue reading
Preparing the street beds for spring planting I first pulled the winter plants (kale, cilantro), hoed the weedlets, and mixed in complete organic fertilizer (COF). During this process, I unearthed nearly 40 large grubs of varying designs.
Happy happy day for the hens.
Is there a professional or amateur entomologist out there who can help me identify these guys? What do they become? Continue reading