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Friday Poetry 2.

Excerpt from “Bee-Master,” by Victoria Sackville-West Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep. For winter’s big with summer in her womb, And when you plant your rose-trees, plant them deep, Having regard to bushes all aflame, And see the … Continue reading

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Feeding Time.

September is a month of great change in Sussex County, and also in the beehives.  The autumnal equinox served as a signal to the queen to change her egg laying habits in preparation for a generation of healthy winter bees.  … Continue reading

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Words from Emily Dickinson.

Emily Dickinson is one of my favorite American poets.  I share her love of nature, and have always found delight in the way she broke her subjects down into their most simple and pure forms. Plus, she penned some great lines about bees! From … Continue reading

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Queen-Sized Flower Fairy.

The last thing I did at the farm the other day was to wander out through one of the fields with a 1-lb. package of wildflower seeds, shaking them out here and there as I went.  My hope is that … Continue reading

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