Producers of fine raw honey, comb honey, creamed honey, and now, bees and queen bees! We enjoy serving Fairfield County, Ohio with an intriguing mix of sustainably produced natural products for your enjoyment and health.   For bees and queen bees see and

     "There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know.  The keeping of bees, for instance."                                         ----Henry David Thoreau

Ohio Homestead Gardens & Apiaries


   Our "homestead" logo is a digital photo of an acrylic on slate painting by Phylis Palmer.  Thanks Mom!

   Ohio Homestead Gardens & Apiaries
     “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs.  Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”   
                                                             -Howard Thurman


 East Central Ohio Beekeeping Association

Trendle's journal now online!

What can I do with Honey?

Please consider joining your local, state, and regional beekeeping association. (links)

Soothe cracked, dry skin and chapped lips with our beeswax hand salves and lip balms.

     Take the edge off colds and flu symptoms with our beeswax vaporizing salve.

Photos and Books

     Experience Trendle Ellwood's latest inclusion in a published work in, "Be There Now".  A diverse collection of travel stories from a variety of writers who relate their unique travel experiences from around the world.

     Available at, hard copy, or Kindle version.

     Also still available is Trendle's "Recipes and Recollections of a Season"

     Visit Trendle's Lemurian Productions for photo prints and other  projects (anything you can think of made from pictures: calendars, coffee mugs, note cards, and even custom printed U.S. postage stamps) and try Trendle on Redbubble for photograph prints, calendars and more! 

For pick up at our house, please email.