Candling and how to do it.

Candling and how to do it.

This candling video shows the technique of candling.  Set up a 6V flashlight in a dark room.  Place washed and cleaned cocoons in a petri…

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Candling?  Bees?

Candling? Bees?

  Well not exactly.  We are candling mason bee cocoons here.  Placed in a petri dish and on top of a flash light, parasitized cocoons…

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Optimize your cocoon production by candling

Optimize your cocoon production by candling

Here is something else to do besides cleaning and preparing for spring.   A nifty conversion of a 6v flashlight.   to produce lots of bees…

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Candling cocoons

Candling cocoons

A comment on this blog asked for more pictures on candling cocoons.  Just today I candled 4000 cocoons.  It seems like an awful lot, but…

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Candling mason bee cocoons

Candling mason bee cocoons

I have had some questions about candling mason bee cocoons.  Joe Sadowski from Burnaby, BC thought of this idea- and it works.  Candling is just…

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