Honey Bees and Fruit Trees

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20130202-223212.jpg We all drove out to Wimberly in the Roots mobile (aka Jared’s car) to visit Heirloom Blooms, a permaculture community 20 minutes west of us.

They have a beautiful piece of land that they’ve begun to populate well with animals and fruit trees. I hope to visit their place again and work more with them in the future.

They were hosting a bee keeping class. It was a great introduction to the craft and to the complexities of the inner workings of a bee hive. They’re incredible creatures and we couldn’t live without them.

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This evening when we got home Lee Wallace came over to help us graft mulberries onto our paper mulberries and Asian persimmons onto our Texas variety. I hope they all take. Thanks to Lee for his knowledge and expertise.

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