We have a winner – or two!

A very good first ever honey show for Lytchett Bay Apiaries, and I won what I considered to be the creme-de-la-creme, first prize for my honey in the Commercial Section. I got two First places for honey, a second for honey, a second place for Honey cake, a second for photography, a third place for … Continue reading We have a winner – or two!

Not quite right…

I've been rendering and cleaning wax for entering into the honey show, and moulded some wax yesterday to see how it came out. The 8oz blocks were a dismal fail, I must've got some water (probably from steam) into the wax, because this happened; This would have been my entry into class10; Class 10                    One … Continue reading Not quite right…

The many uses of beeswax

One of the great benefits of keeping honey bees is the potential of the many homemade uses you can find for the beeswax the bees produce to build their honeycombs. There are dozens and dozens of uses for beeswax. I’ll include the following: Basic Information About Beeswax Great Uses for Beeswax Around the House and … Continue reading The many uses of beeswax