10 Uses for Beeswax That Are Sweet as Honey Beeswax is a wonderful substance produced by honey bees. It is used inside the hive in several ways. In addition to providing a home for the honey bee, beeswax contributes value to humans activities. We have many uses for beeswax that enhances our own lives. **This […]
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Beeswax candles have been lighting homes for years. Clean burning, bright and long lasting. A delightful gift from the bee hive.
Building a Solar Beeswax Melter When I became a beekeeper, I didn’t want to waste anything produced by my bees. So, my beeswax cappings represented many possibilities for producing other products and crafts. I was delighted to find out that it was possible to make your own solar beeswax melter. How Do Beekeepers Get Extra […]
Cleaning Beeswax Cappings Any beekeeper will tell you that beeswax is valuable. Excess wax represents months of hard work by the honey bee colony. To make the beeswax usable, we must “render the beeswax” or separate the pure wax from dirt, propolis, cocoons and other impurities. Many beekeepers invest time in processing beeswax cappings because […]
How to Encourage Honey Bees to Build Comb Spring arrives and we beekeepers are so very excited. We are anxious to have the bees fill our boxes with delicious honey. Are you are a new beekeeper using a new box with only foundation? If so, you are probably wondering if there is anything you can […]
Where Does Beeswax Come From ? Beeswax is a joy from the hive. We love to look at it and smell it. But, where does beeswax come from? Pure beeswax is a product like no other. It engages the senses of touch and smell. When I am presenting a display of beeswax, everyone loves to touch it. The waxy […]
Preserving Leaves in Beeswax For Fall Holding on to the beauty Beeswax Is Great For Crafting Anything you create with beeswax seems to have a magical quality. Preserving leaves in beeswax is a great way to make the color of Fall last just a little bit longer. The holidays approach as another sweltering summer has […]