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Making A Propolis Tincture

Making A Propolis Tincture

Posted by Scott Veriha on Apr 23rd 2020

This year, in addition to tapping maples, I also tapped 40 birch trees, that has been an interesting experiment. Birch trees flow much more than maple, but you need three times as much sap to make o … read more
Starting Seeds at Home

Starting Seeds at Home

Posted by Scott Veriha on Apr 4th 2020

As I write this, maple season is winding down, the snow is almost gone, and all the news headlines are about the Covid-19 Virus. I had a pretty good maple season, temps were all over the board and s … read more
Making Maple Syrup

Making Maple Syrup

Posted by Scott Veriha on Mar 25th 2020

Maple season came two weeks early this year. I normally tap around the 20th of March, but this year I put my first tap in on the 3rd of March, and should have started a day or two before that. I was … read more
Bee Hives - The Langstroth Hive

Bee Hives - The Langstroth Hive

Posted by Scott Veriha on Mar 2nd 2020

I am well on the mend, and into the recovery of my immune system, our January thaw is over, the temps are dropping, but spring is coming, the days are getting longer, and my Carolina Reapers are sta … read more
Honey Ginger Lemon Cough Syrup

Honey Ginger Lemon Cough Syrup

Posted by Scott Veriha on Feb 17th 2020

Honey Ginger Lemon Syrup: Remove stickers and wash 2 to 3 lemons, slice thin, do not peel. No need to remove seeds unless you wish to. Peel ginger root, approximately 5 inches of root, ginger peels we … read more