Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

October 11, 2017

Want to save Bees, but allergic? 10 things you can do to help honey bees and other pollinators

While a large number of people like the idea of helping bees and other pollinators, becoming a beekeeper is simply not realistic for some of us. Luckily, you don’t need to become a beekeeper in order to create a more pollinator-friendly world! Here are ten things that you can do […]
October 9, 2017

8 Tips to Organize Your Grant Writing Process

Guess what?! You are the new designated individual who gets to write grants for us! Isn’t that exciting? If you’re like most of the people we work with, the daunting task of being the designated writer is getting everything and everyone organized. Everything is scattered all over the place and […]
September 15, 2017
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Why we keep Hive Inspection Notes and Data (AND WHY YOU SHOULD, TOO!)

One of the most important tasks any beekeeper can do as part of their inspection is record tracking. Every time a hive inspection takes place, someone should be taking notes.  Not only does this practice help you to reinforce what you are seeing, but it will help you address issues […]
June 29, 2017

Summer Fruit Salad with Honey – Cinnamon Syrup

This Summer Fruit Salad with Honey, using fresh watermelon and berries is a perfect treat for hot summer days, especially around the 4th. It’s a perfect salad for a picnic or to make and keep in your preferred storage container to pull out as an afternoon snack… or better yet, breakfast! […]
June 14, 2017
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5 Common Misconceptions Most First Time Beekeepers Follow That YOU Should Consider Before Getting Started in Beekeeping

As I talk to people who are contemplating whether or not to keep bees, I realize how many misconceptions there are out there about getting started in beekeeping. The purpose of this post is to clarify some of those concepts if you are considering going on the beekeeping journey. 1. […]