Honeycomb

Honeycomb

Honeycomb is made of beeswax.  Beeswax is made by young bees from the nectar of flowers.  Generally they make it during hot weather in the Summer when there is a ‘honeyflow’ and nectar is being secreted by flowers.  The wax is kneaded into honeycomb which is then used to store the honey which is being…

Trees and the Honey Bee

Trees and the Honey Bee

TREES – By Willie Robson of Chain Bridge Honey Farm   I was thinking the other day about the sycamore tree and the other trees that will soon be flowering.  There are already tassels laden with pollen on some of the willows and the alder will also provide plenty of pollen.  Much more prominent in…

bee facts

Fascinating Bee Facts & Myth Busters

As you can probably guess, we love bees here at Chain Bridge Honey! These clever little creatures, that are so integral to human life, are really pretty amazing, so today we’re going to look at some fascinating bee facts to get you clued up. Aside from having the ability to create multiple products that we…