Salute to the Bees
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!