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by Bee-Safe Gardener
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: does using beeswax harm the bees?
Replies: 1
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does using beeswax harm the bees?

Does using beeswax harm the bees in any way? I'm thinking about making some homemade body butter that calls for 2 Tablespoons of beeswax.
by Bee-Safe Gardener
Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: bee-safe wasp removal
Replies: 6
Views: 10136

Re: bee-safe wasp removal BIG QUANDRY

BIG QUANDARY....(Yes, these have the grey, papery honeycomb nests even though the wasps are yellow and black striped.) One of the queens flew into my living room and got trapped between the panes of glass in an open window. The window was open and the wasp was walking around on the latch when it fle...
by Bee-Safe Gardener
Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: bee-safe wasp removal
Replies: 6
Views: 10136

bee-safe wasp removal

Yellow and black-striped Wasps are building nests all over the three story apartment building where we live. The nests are within a couple of feet of doors, in crevices, as well as on the roof. They fly into people's apartments. They're aggressive toward people. Last year they were literally swarmin...