This is a blog post on how I pressed the heather honey last November. The honey was collected by the bees up on the feather bed in the Dublin Mountains. Most of the frames that I gave to the bees to fill used a little starter strip which is basically a small strip of beeswax to help them to get started on the frame. I also used some frames will full sheets of foundation in between to help keep them building the comb nice and even between the frames. Continue reading
I started preparing the heather honey cut comb from the heather this evening.
The first containers of cut comb I made up earlier in the year went pretty quick. They turned out to be very popular with some customers wanting to try it out and others like myself who just love a big chunk of it on think toast smothered with butter. Continue reading