Monthly Archives: June 2017

Fresh Sprouted Seeds

Red Cabbage SproutsSprouting seeds at home couldn’t be simpler, all you need is a sprouting dish, tray or jar, some seeds and water. There’s plenty of information on the web but you might like to pop over to cultures for health and read how to start sprouting  if it’s something you haven’t tried before. Continue reading

Bees and March

Swarm CellsBack tracking a few months as my beekeeping updates are a little behind. March began with swarm season in fully swing and a month that left me at times, feeling somewhat bewildered. Wondering if the swarm retrieved had the original queen or, virgin queen mentioned in the Bee’s and February post. What about the original hive? After a hive swarms, the remaining bees must have a new queen and lead her out on a successful mating flight in order to survive. Continue reading

Mixed Milk Goat Yoghurt

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Although I first posted a recipe for making homemade yoghurt some years back I don’t always follow that same recipe. But I still do use an electrical yoghurt incubator. In this recipe, mixed goat milk along with cow’s milk…you find mixed milk cheeses on the market so why not try making mixed milk yogurt at home. Continue reading

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