Colours of pollen

Colours of pollen

We’ve been busy packing our NEW Bee Garden Kit-in-a-Card gifts over the past couple of weeks. Along with a greetings card, gardening guide, packet of seeds and plant marker, this kit also has a pollen guide. Produced using our beekeeping notes, this guide will...
Beeswax food wraps

Beeswax food wraps

When it’s cold outside, we like to spend a bit of time indoors experimenting with new products. Suzy has trialled and adapted our new kits for making beeswax food wraps. We’ve put together some clear instructions and you can make 3 wraps from each...
Lemon and Ginger in tea and lip balm

Lemon and Ginger in tea and lip balm

Time to look after yourself with some Lemon and ginger winter Tea – best made in a teapot, but if you haven’t one to hand, make it in a jug covered with a small plate to keep the tea warm while it brews. Warm the pot or jug first, then add the Juice of one...
Athelhampton House Christmas Fair

Athelhampton House Christmas Fair

Getting ready for the Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair.  We have Dorset honey, beeswax candles, gifts for gardeners, “thank you” gifts for teachers, craft kits.  Beeswax balms and salves to protect against the winter weather … come and join...
Lip balms for winter

Lip balms for winter

In true rural Dorset fashion, we tend to use whatever’s at hand when we need a bit of skin protection. Mark’s been applying Natural Beeswax Polish (we call it NBP) to heal his gnarled hands, the result of working our 17th century twin screw cider press.  NBP is...

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