April 29, 2019 Homemade Citrus Potpourri

Homemade Citrus Potpourri

Citrus potpourri has a wonderfully uplifting scent that helps to overcome stale and unpleasant smells in an enclosed area. It is an ideal scent for everyone as it isn’t too sweet, nor too heady. This potpourri is easy to make and can last a long time if you continue refreshing it with essential oil top-ups. […]

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March 19, 2019 How is Beeswax Made?

How is Beeswax Made?

Beeswax is used to construct the combs in which the bees raise their young and store pollen and honey. It is a natural wax that comprises mainly esters of fatty acids and various long chain alcohols. But how is beeswax made? What is it made of? Female worker bees, whose lifespan is about four weeks, […]

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September 8, 2018 Why to love autumn?

Why to love autumn?

Autumn is a very special time of year as the temperature cools and the days get shorter. We all love autumn don’t we? It’s that special time of year when the weather begins to get discernibly cooler and the nights noticeably longer.   Autumn heralds the transition into the cold, dark and desolate winter months, […]

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September 5, 2018 How to Clean BeesWax

How to Clean BeesWax

Cleaning beeswax is easy. If you want an industrial solution to refine wax, that’s more complicated, but here is how to go about cleaning bees wax on a small scale. Steps Prepare your supplies. Collect wax that you need to clean, whether its old honeycomb, or whatever. Find a large cooking pot, preferably stainless steel, […]

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