Pierre Hefer

Pierre Hefer

Johannesburg, South Africa / Tree hugger, horse rider, beekeeper, organic gardener and photographer
Pierre Hefer
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Queen Rearing: A Beekeeper’s Primer - Keeping Backyard Bees

Queen Rearing: A Beekeeper’s Primer - Keeping Backyard Bees

queen rearing - visual of how long it takes from egg to laying queen

queen rearing - visual of how long it takes from egg to laying queen

Beginner Queen Rearing---great website with lots of information.

Beginner Queen Rearing---great website with lots of information.

How to raise queen bees to expand your apiary and get more beehives

How to raise queen bees to expand your apiary and get more beehives

If you're lucky enough to know a local beekeeper, you may be able to pick up some raw, honey-scented beeswax with for a good price. Here's how to filter it for candle making and other purposes.

If you're lucky enough to know a local beekeeper, you may be able to pick up some raw, honey-scented beeswax with for a good price. Here's how to filter it for candle making and other purposes.

Homemade HONEY Lip Balm (with Beeswax and Almond Oil) Recipe.  Lip BalmMakes 1-1/2 cups  1 cup sweet almond oil   1/2 cup beeswax   2 Tablespoons honey   Place almond oil and beeswax in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute or until mixture melts. Stir the honey into the almond oil/beeswax mixture. Let it cool somewhat.  Pour into small containers (lip balm tubs or tubes).

Homemade HONEY Lip Balm (with Beeswax and Almond Oil) Recipe. Lip BalmMakes 1-1/2 cups 1 cup sweet almond oil 1/2 cup beeswax 2 Tablespoons honey Place almond oil and beeswax in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute or until mixture melts. Stir the honey into the almond oil/beeswax mixture. Let it cool somewhat. Pour into small containers (lip balm tubs or tubes).