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GIVIT Christmas Gift Appeal

GIVIT Christmas Gift Appeal

“GIVIT CHRISTMAS GIFT DRIVE”   We're happy to announce that HANDMADE CANBERRA has joined forces with GIVIT on a very worthy cause! And Honeybee Wrap is one of their Proud Participants of "A very GIVIT Christmas Gift Drive" DONATE A GIFT THAT COUNTS! How Does It work? It's simple, When choosing to purchase from us for the 'Givit Christmas Gift Drive' your Gift will reach the hands of someone in need... What do I need to do? Shop as you normally would on our website, choose the product/s you would like to GIVIT Gift. Once you are ready to finalise your...

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Tinta Beeswax Crayons

Tinta Beeswax Crayons

Want to buy more products that are great for the environment and great for our children well here is one company that has done that and we love that we can help share that with our customers. The story of Tinta Crayons started with a little idea. In late 2015, with her daughter about to start school, Maria Fletcher learned about an asbestos scare – but not in the building industry – in crayons! Asbestos had been used as a filler material for crayons made overseas and it was still legal to sell them in Australia. Huh? How is it...

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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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