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Start-up Story – Industry West Magazine

Start-up Story – Industry West Magazine

Thanks to Industry West for the article on our start-up...proud to be building this business and creating jobs right here in Saskatchewan.  As an update, this years crop was 54,000 lbs, and we are now scaling up to accomodate the growing demand for our quality honey...

Bee facts

Bee facts

Honey bees must gather nectar from two million flowers to make one pound of honey.One bee has to fly about 90,000 miles – three times around the globe – to make one pound of honey.The average bee will make only 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey in its lifetime.A honey bee...

Wax Cappings Extractor Frame now available!

Wax Cappings Extractor Frame now available!

Our very own invention and now patent pending “Wax Cappings Extractor Frame” is now available!  Save your valuable honey during the extraction process by separating more of it from those wax cappings.  The frames are loaded with the honey/wax mixture during extraction or at end of day and then processed in the extraction process normally […]

Blue Heron Gardens has some new birds!

Blue Heron Gardens has some new birds!

In April we had the opportunity of attending the Alberta Prairie Ornamental Aviculture spring auction. It was the first Ornamental bird auction I’ve been to and it was a lot of fun! There was a wide variety of peacocks, pheasants, ducks, chickens, turkeys, rabbits. There were some white and black swans and even a few […]

Reasons not to wear rings while beekeeping

Reasons not to wear rings while beekeeping

Yesterday was an eventful day for me. It was funny in a way because I really did not have a good feeling about it from the start. I stopped at the local apiary to pick up the package bees we had ordered. It went well enough, all the packages were ready to go. 25 of […]

Getting ready for the season

Getting ready for the season

What do beekeepers do in the offseason? They take some holidays then get ready for the next season of course! They take holidays in the winter time because they’re way too busy to do this in the summertime. July and August are the busy months for the apiary. In the winter beekeepers build bee boxes […]

Winter checkup at Blue Heron Gardens

Winter checkup at Blue Heron Gardens

Jeff and I went to check the beehives last weekend because the weather was so nice. It was above freezing so we expected the bees to be flying about and this would give us a good indication which hives were still alive. So crunch, crunch, crunch, through the snow in our big boots we went […]

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