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Do It Yourself Seed Bombs

Do It Yourself Seed Bombs

 One of our favourite DIY projects. Seed bombing is a special tool of warfare that creates life rather than destroying it.   What is a Seed Bomb? A seed bomb is a little ball made up of a combination of compost, dirt and seeds. 'What is it for? ' The compost and dirt act as a carrier for the seeds so they can be launched over walls or fences. How long does it take to grow? 14-28 days Seed Bombs require water for the germination process to activate, which can occur from 14-28 days or can take longer depending on...

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Planting a bee friendly garden

Planting a bee friendly garden

Planting a friendly garden for the bees is a great way to get outside and enjoy nature and get your hands dirty. STEP 1 - Pick Flowers that are all year round You need plants that are all year a round. They need to be long flowering or plant different types of flowers for each of the seasons STEP 2 - Choose Colourful and different shaped flowers Select flowers that have a variety of colours and shapes. The different type of native bees like different types of flowers. Some have short tongues and like shallow flowers such as daisies, tea...

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DIY Instructions on how to use you DIY Kit or Refresher Bar

DIY Instructions on how to use you DIY Kit or Refresher Bar

Ever wanted to make your own wraps at home. Here are the instructions to be able to do it by the one or the iron you choose.          .         DIY BEESWAX WRAP INSTRUCTIONS FOR OVEN  What you will need:  • Honeybee Wrap’s Refresher Bar  • Oven  • Cheese Grater  • Fabric or Old Beeswax Wrap  • Baking Paper  • Old Baking Tray  • Pastry Brush / Paint Brush (optional)    Directions:  1. Place the wrap or fabric in the baking tray with a piece of baking paper underneath.  2. Grate the Refresher Bar...

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

Earth Day is April 22 of every year. April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. How can you help to clean up this year.

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