Making Beeswax Candles

July 31, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Virginia Webb, Master Beekeeper, After honey, the next most common by-product of the beehive is beeswax. Candles made from beeswax are some of the highest quality available. 100% beeswax candles are long burning, have their own natural honey aroma and are a perfect gift Read more >

The Pollen Hive Product, An Overview (Part 2)

July 31, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Harrison Overholt Editor’s Note: Marking his 19th season in the apiary, Harrison Overholt is a member of the Allen County (KY) Beekeepers. He manages about 35 hives for pollination, honey/pollen production, in south central Kentucky. His inspiration for beekeeping began after the sudden death of his Read more >

New York Kelley’s Dealer

July 31, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

“We’re Here, We Love It, Come On In!”   When Kimberly Carpenter was a little girl, she’d peek around the corner of the barn to watch her grandmother tend bees. Kimberly always wanted to get closer, but Grandma wouldn’t allow it. She would however share in another joy of Read more >

Sting Treatment and Considerations

July 31, 2013 | A Bee Cs

By Camilla Bee, Editor In our last issue, we asked readers to share their experiences with stings. Unfortunately, they are a part of beekeeping, seemingly no matter how careful or well-clothed someone might be. New-bees seem especially prone to stings, so we’re running this article in our A-Bee-Cs section. Read more >