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September Salute to the Bees

In Honor of the Bees!

Wave Hill is dedicating September to bees and other pollinators. Join our fascinating live conversations, learn how to make beeswax candles and cook with flavorful honey.

Candlemaking

Rolled Beeswax Candlemaking

You can’t make beeswax candles at Wave Hill this year but we can bring the workshop to you! Beekeeper and candlemaker Pam Golben shares simple rolled candlemaking tips and techniques in this how-to video for DIY-ers of all ages. Source your own supplies or order a kit from Wave Hill!

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Chef aya

Honey Nut Brittle Cooking Demo with Chef Aya Mohamed

September is National Honey Month! In this how-to video, Chef Aya Mohamed of Great Performances demonstrates her delicious recipe for Honey Nut Brittle with Thyme made with honey from Wave Hill’s own bees. Great Performances is Wave Hill’s exclusive caterer.

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Junior the beekeeper

Ask the Beekeeper

Where does beeswax come from? What do bees eat? Why don’t the bees sting you? How did you become a beekeeper? Join us live Saturday, September 12 at 2PM with Wave Hill’s beekeeper Junior Schouten as he shares amazing facts about honeybees and the complex social structure within a bee colony.

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Pollinator

The Pollinator Victory Garden: Winning the War on Pollinator Decline

Join environmental horticulturist Kim Eierman live September 28 at 6:30 PM to learn simple strategies for attracting and supporting not just bees, but other pollinators that have an array of different requirements. Learn how Pollinator Victory Gardens can help win the war on pollinator decline.

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Honey extraction

Honey Extraction Demonstration with Charles Day

Our hard-working bees have been busy this season! How do we get the honey out of the hives? Check out the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with Senior Horticultural Interpreter emeritus Charles Day. This how-to video posted September 30 explains it all!

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