beeswax. Betty Taylor





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10/9/2013
Render beeswax from your wax cappings easily and inexpensively.
2/7/2014
The joys and heartaches that can come with kidding season are a part of life on a goat farm.
2/28/2014
This is an explanation of how I use a late winter warmup to manipulate my hives in preparation for spring nectar gathering and to minimize swarming.
8/9/2013
Find out how to protect your hives and honeycomb from wax moths without using chemicals.
8/16/2013
Learn how to keep your bees properly fed and also ensure a plentiful and delicious honey harvest!
3/26/2014
A meditation on the benefits and fulfillment found in the physical labor of homesteading chores.
4/8/2014
Describes the timing and the nuts and bolts involved in expanding your apiary by making nucleus hives.
12/2/2013
Beekeeping expert Betty Taylor explains how to reliquify crystalized honey while maintaining color, quality, and nutrients.
9/19/2013
Homesteads are keeping alive old skills and ways of raising crops and livestock that are being lost in the age of agribusiness.
10/30/2013
How to prepare your hives for the winter to protect them from mice, skunks, opossums and other wildlife.
11/19/2013
Encouragement for new beekeepers who may be confused and overwhelmed about all the conflicting advice about keeping bees.
9/3/2013
Beekeeper Betty Taylor explains what for look for during an end-of-summer hive inspection.
12/26/2013
Describes the heartache that can come of now observing and working with nature when raising goats.
1/2/2014
Musing on how most of us believe "the end" is near for various reasons.
1/6/2014
Describes the winter hive life of the honey bees.
1/28/2014
How to make a cheap hay feeder for goats that cuts down on wasted hay.
12/10/2013
This series of posts chronicles Betty Taylor's adventures in goat farming. This first post covers selecting a goat breed and breeder, costs, and preparing for arrival of my goats.
12/16/2013
Safely bring a new goat herd home and getting them used to you and their new surroundings.
9/9/2009
There’s never been a better time to raise chickens in the city, but if your only hesitation is where to put them, check this out the chicken tractor coop — a coop on wheels!
3/22/2013
How to make beeswax fabric, an attractive alternative to plastic.
4/10/2014
Worker B continues expanding product line with beeswax candles.
11/9/2009
Geoff Taylor reflects on his survival of a bizarre accident, his gratitude for life and his hypergraphia.
11/17/2009
Geoff Taylor talks about his childhood love of tools, his impressive collection of hammers and the first step in his plan for repairing an old friend.
2/28/2012
Beekeeping can bring many benefits other than a great hobby and honey production. Follow Iain as he tries to build a socially responsible company helping disabled people make beeswax candles.
11/9/2009
Geoff Taylor laments the frequency of ladder accidents that happen as a result of neglecting necessary precautions, such as wearing sturdy shoes and always have a spotter.
11/9/2009
Geoff Taylor thanks the publications that inspired his writing career.
4/3/2012
Iain, working to build his socially responsible candle-making company, gets all his new equipment arriving from Holland.
6/13/2012
Iain continues to battle with the frustration of starting up a candle making business hitting trouble at every corner. Here he talks about his plans moving forward and how he still plans to succeed in his socially responsible candle making business
12/27/2013
Beekeeping allows us to have not only honey, but also the wax. This is a story of how to make beeswax candles with molds and some of the difficulties I have yet to resolve.
3/4/2014
From cleaning raw beeswax to enjoying the final product, Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary will take you step by step through the process of making beeswax candles.
7/27/2009
Quails make an excellent urban choice for poultry raising, chiefly for their tranquil nature, minimal noise and egg-producing efficiency. In this, the second installment of my series on quail-raising, you'll learn how to identify gender from color and marks and see how quail eggs compare with those of chickens.  
7/1/2009
Raising baby coturnix quail is an exciting adventure. Taylor is completely new to raising poultry and shares his experiences.
7/23/2012
Use herbs from your garden,vegetable oil and beeswax to make a solid perfume.
6/5/2011
Get a glimpse of some of the unique exhibitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
11/9/2009
Geoff Taylor remembers a quality discussion with his cat, in which the amazing benefits of owning free-range chickens are the primary topic.
10/11/2010
Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.
1/7/2013
We dipped candles from our hive's beeswax to celebrate winter. Candlemaking is a nice seasonal craft. Here’s how we did it, plus some tips to get you started.
8/23/2010
Simran Sethi looks back at her New Year's resolution: to nourish herself.
5/1/2012
There's honey in the hive, peaches on the trees, and food on the table, but it's still a long way from self-sufficiency.


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