Werner Naudé
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A feral honey bee nest. .When the comb is built naturally, as in this case, it is a "nest". When it is then removed and put into my Top Bar or Langstroth box, it is in  a "hive" or hive box.

A feral honey bee nest. .When the comb is built naturally, as in this case, it is a "nest". When it is then removed and put into my Top Bar or Langstroth box, it is in a "hive" or hive box.

A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen.

A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen.

Beeswax honey comb - here is a link to a really interesting article Perfumery Material: Beeswax, Sweet, Animalic Intimacy from Perfume Shrine. http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2013/06/perfumery-material-beeswax-sweet.html?utm_source=feedburner_medium=feed_campaign=Feed%3A+PerfumeShrine+%28Perfume+Shrine%29_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

Beeswax honey comb - here is a link to a really interesting article Perfumery Material: Beeswax, Sweet, Animalic Intimacy from Perfume Shrine. http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2013/06/perfumery-material-beeswax-sweet.html?utm_source=feedburner_medium=feed_campaign=Feed%3A+PerfumeShrine+%28Perfume+Shrine%29_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

Natural bee hive - while it might be a bit scary, wouldn't it be nice to have one these some where in proximity to your (or my) garden?? ☺

Natural bee hive - while it might be a bit scary, wouldn't it be nice to have one these some where in proximity to your (or my) garden?? ☺

Look at that beautiful comb! A bee colony under an old couch...resourceful little honey girls!

Look at that beautiful comb! A bee colony under an old couch...resourceful little honey girls!