Field Journal

A Wonderful Day in East Meadow

Congratulations and a huge thank you to the students of I. L. Peretz Jewish School for helping the monarch butterflies!  On July 14th, ten monarch flower plants (Asclepias syriaca) were planted in the school’s front planting bed on East Meadow Avenue in East Meadow, NY.   Amazing experience!  While taking the plants out of the car, one of the… Read more A Wonderful Day in East Meadow

Wedding Favor Honey Bears

Some of the Wedding Favor Honey Bears came from the Hive with the Purple Box (third hive from front) I love how bees and beekeeping have introduced me to so many wonderful people.  Wendy from Sayville e-mailed me in April about her upcoming wedding this June – she loved the Blossom Meadow 2 ounce Honey… Read more Wedding Favor Honey Bears

Ta Da! Beeswax Crayons!

With my little honeybees as the master of ceremonies… With the witch hazel, crocus, and saucer magnolias already blooming… With the upcoming spring equinox putting one’s imagination into overdrive… Its..time..to..officially..debut..Blossom Meadow Beeswax Crayons! Blossom Meadow beeswax crayons are large, hard to break, and easy to grasp.  We have combined pure beeswax and high-quality, non-toxic artist… Read more Ta Da! Beeswax Crayons!

Third Grade

In third grade, we went on a school trip to meet a beekeeper and tour his apiary.  Amazing day – jumping off the last stair of the bus to join my class standing in a small field, I was greeted by a sweet-tempered, cragged-faced, thin man with a warm smile – a beekeeper!  With white… Read more Third Grade