10 episodes

Patti Haines will take you on a journey into the world of bees and beekeeping. From spiritual conversations inspired by bees to Do-It-Yourself guides on becoming a bee steward. Honey Bee My Teacher is all the buzzzzz.

Honey Bee My Teacher Patti Haines

    • Natural Sciences
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Patti Haines will take you on a journey into the world of bees and beekeeping. From spiritual conversations inspired by bees to Do-It-Yourself guides on becoming a bee steward. Honey Bee My Teacher is all the buzzzzz.

    Fall Lessons Overwinter Hive Preparation

    Fall Lessons Overwinter Hive Preparation

    EP-007 Honey Bee My Teacher Podcast Hosted by Patti Haines Produced by Jay Fratt Flexibility is the key as a beekeeper.  It's not your plan ultimately, it's your colony's plan.  A quick Fall season threw Patti's plans out the window, but quick reactions, a positive attitude, and confidence allowed a safe response.  Patti goes through her overwinter hive management plan, and learned words on the flexibility required to manage and nurture bees. Enjoy the great information and Patti's charming personality.  Stick around for a question and answer session at the end of the pod:  Time Management.  Bee Advocacy. What's the buzz about? Join our little hive Community: Facebook Page YouTube Sponsors: SmokinJs.com - Use Code HONEY for 15% off at checkout. StonerHoroscope.com Listen: Listen here or find us on any major podcast app Watch: Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

    Preparing for Winter and Planning

    Preparing for Winter and Planning

    Watch: Listen: Listen here or find us on any major podcast app EP-006 Honey Bee My Teacher Podcast Hosted by Patti Haines Produced by Jay Fratt Patti is back in studio to share her passion and adventures in beekeeping.  From Varroa mites to cautionary tales of drift, Patti shares her do's and don'ts regarding the Fall season peparing her beehives for the coming winter. Enjoy the great information and Patti's charming personality.  Stick around for a question and answer session at the end of the pod. What's the buzz about? Join our little hive Community: Facebook Page YouTube Sponsors: SmokinJs.com StonerHoroscope.com Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

    DIY Series Part 3 - Maintain and Grow

    DIY Series Part 3 - Maintain and Grow

    WATCH: LISTEN: If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element DIY Series - Episode #3 Patti is back in the Smokin Js podcast studio to continue her DIY series on beekeeping. Now you have the hive, what now? There is so much more. Patti gives clear tips and tricks and dos and don't to help the young beekeeping apprentice become a thriving beekeeping steward. This episode covers safety, sturdy and smart hive locating, responsible inspection, healthy bee nurturing, and continued educational networking. The episode ends with great follow-up questions from producer Jay. Press subscribe and let's get started learning, teaching, and buzzing together. Email feedback to beemyhoney.honeybees@gmail.com Join the Community: Facebook Page YouTube Show Produced by Jay Fratt Sponsors: SmokinJs.com StonerHoroscope.com Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

    Children to Mentor All Generations Sustain Bees

    Children to Mentor All Generations Sustain Bees

    Watch: Listen: If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element EP-005 Honey Bee My Teacher Podcast Hosted by Patti Haines Produced by Jay Fratt On this special episode Patti ventures out of the studio to create a wonderful set of interviews. What do our children know and think about bees.  This very special episode of the Honey Bee My Teacher podcast brings our future bee stewards to the microphone.  Two children ages 10 and 5 are interviewed about their thoughts on bees. Finally at the heart of beekeeping and Patti's progression is a sit down interview with her mentor Kevin Mills.  He owns High 5 Bees.  The interview takes place at his other business Mills Diner in Rochester Washington. What's the buzz about? Join our little hive Community: Facebook Page YouTube Sponsors: SmokinJs.com StonerHoroscope.com Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

    Pollinators and Our Kids a Sustainable Future

    Pollinators and Our Kids a Sustainable Future

    Watch: Listen: If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element EP-004 Honey Bee My Teacher Podcast Hosted by Patti Haines Produced by Jay Fratt Kids, family, and pollinators.  This episode of the Honey Bee My Teacher podcast dives into how great bees are as a learning tool for young children.  So many lessons can come from active teaching of the role our pollinators play in the food chain ecosystem.  It's not just about beekeeping!  From habitats to education, there are so many ways to participate and promote a healthy Gaia. Host Patti Haines brings along show producer Jay Fratt on this wonderful discussion about legacy and education.  Any parent or grandparent will find wonderfully incentivizing lessons from this podcast.  Active teaching is important to promote sustainability and knowledge for future generations.  While you teach about our pollinators you may be spurring so many sustainable avenues of growth for the young person in your life. Everyone Has Space for Bee ActivitiesSweet Alyssum - Lobularia Maritima - Easy Small FlowerCalendula - Calendula Officinalis - Single Petal, Butterflies Love this FlowerBorage - Borago Officinalis - Easy Medium FlowerFour O Clocks - Mirabilis Jalapa - Large Flower Hyssop - Agastache Rupestris - Lovely foliage with a Sweet SmellCardinal Vine - Ipomoea x Multifida - Easy Starting Climbing Plant Kids pollinator fun:https://kidsgrowingstrong.org/pollinator-works/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/honeybee/#honeybee-pink-flower.jpg What's the buzz about? Join our little hive Community: Facebook Page YouTube Sponsors: SmokinJs.com StonerHoroscope.com Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

    DIY Series Part Two - Materials Setup Management

    DIY Series Part Two - Materials Setup Management

    If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element DIY Series - Episode #2 The Materials The Setup Managing Your Hive Materials, Setup, and Management Thank you Jay Fratt and Smokin Js for making this podcast more than just a dream. I'm Patti Haines and I welcome you to Honey Bee My Teacher, a podcast for everyday people wanting to make a positive impact on our planet through stewardship of our great pollinators. In DIY Episode 1 we covered Bees and Hives. Today we want to make sure you have the basic tools to manage your hive without breaking the bank. Again, I don’t want you to be intimidated by beekeeping. It's manageable and very fulfilling so let's get started. Your tools are so important for ease of management. Keep it basic and don't overspend. There are lots of fun tools and gadgets out there; and eventually you may want them, but for now we want to keep it simple. Management includes hive setup, bee placement, sugar syrup, pollen patties if necessary, and frame inspections.  This podcast covers it all.  Good luck in beginning your Do It Yourself adventure in beekeeping. The episode ends with great questions about setting up bee hives and general bee queries. Press subscribe and let's get started learning, teaching, and buzzing together. Email feedback to beemyhoney.honeybees@gmail.com Join the Community: Facebook Page YouTube Show Produced by Jay Fratt Sponsors: SmokinJs.com StonerHoroscope.com Intro and Outro Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0"

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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So excited for this podcast!

I love this! I would love to learn more about bee keeping in metropolitan areas and how that would benefit the community in big cities! So excited to learn more about this!

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