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Beekeeping Without a Hive (16 photos)

July 8, 2017 Modern Hive 0
Not everyone can be a beekeeper, but everyone can keep bees. Thirty-five percent of the world’s crop production depends on pollinators, with bees pollinating approximately 75 percent of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States. Bees are also in danger. The steep decline of pollinator…

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Farm-to-Table: Growing Your Food Indoors (13 photos)

June 7, 2017 Modern Hive 0

I considered myself a professional plant assassin before my husband and I moved into our first apartment that had a small patch of dirt. For years, I had lived in tiny studios and struggled to keep my plants thriving. So I was overjoyed when our first…

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Scents and Sensibility: The Aromatherapy Garden (14 photos)

May 21, 2017 Modern Hive 0
Stopping to smell the roses — or gardenias or basil or chamomile — seems like an almost impossible feat when phones are pinging, dogs are barking and there’s a hurricane of activity in the morning to get everyone out the door with matching shoes. However, unplugging from the hectic pace

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How to Grow a Modern Pollinator Garden (14 photos)

April 22, 2017 Modern Hive 0

Planting a garden is one of the best ways you can support our crucial pollinators. However, if you prefer the clean lines of a modern landscape to an unruly array of wildflowers, how can you create a bee-friendly garden that fits your minimalist aesth…