Hand/body balm

Hand/body balm

Stortford Honey hand/body balm Stortford Honey beeswax has a moisturising effect that will also allow the skin to breathe.  The Lavender oil will help to soothe the skin along with the gentle scent of lavender to help you feel relaxed.   Items needed 200ml...
Recycled Honey Jars

Recycled Honey Jars

I usually get customers returning their Honey jars to me,(thank you) quite often come home to find a box or bag outside full with Jars. Some of you may have noticed the hive out the front of my house?  Well it has been especially build by Mr Bacon for you all to fill...
Honey update for 2017

Honey update for 2017

What a strange year 2017 has been for the beekeeper. A recent article in the BeeCraft magazine sums up the year.  They state that most of East Anglia has had a very mild winter which progressed into a pretty awful spring.  Cold winds kept the bees indoors as April...
Stortford Honey Lip Balms

Stortford Honey Lip Balms

Stortford Honey lip balm recipe   1 tablespoon grated beeswax 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 3-4 drops of Vit E oil   Directions   In a double boiler melt down the beeswax, add the coconut oil when almost all the beeswax has melted, mix together then stir...
Beeswax

Beeswax

Beeswax facts 100% natural, Honey and Pollen is consumed by the honeybee to produce the wax and approx 8 pounds of honey will produce 1 pound of wax. Another beneficial property of beeswax is its antibacterial properties similar to Honey.  Thats is why it commonly...
Bee Numbers Tumble

Bee Numbers Tumble

According the the BeeCraft Magazine this month, the National Trust have suggested that Strong grass growth caused by the Tenth year of unsettled weather, has badly affected both our butterflies and bee’s.  As they are reliant on small plants that have been...