Catching The Buzz: An Interview With Thor Hanson And The Impact Bees Have On Our Lives

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November 3, 2020

Catching The Buzz: An Interview With Thor Hanson And The Impact Bees Have On Our Lives

The Beginning   If you would have asked me a little more than a year ago how I felt about bees I would have simply said that I liked them and that I knew they were vital for the environment. Ask me now and it’s clear bees have completely changed […]
October 27, 2020

Don’t  Hibernate Yet: Why You Should Start Planning For Spring Beekeeping Now

It sure seems like the cold weather settled in fast. We’ve already seen snow near Beepods HQ! Winter is just about here and while you’re getting ready to hunker down now is the perfect time to start prepping for spring. If you’re a newBEE to beekeeping, winter is the best […]
October 20, 2020

Why Drones Get The Boot In The Fall

Well, it’s that time of year. The chilly weather is here to stay. Time to bundle up in your cozy sweaters, sip some warm spiced tea, and watch the leaves change. Fall is such a beautiful time of year, unless you’re a drone. While the worker bees and queen start […]
October 13, 2020

The Top Books All Bee Lovers Should Have On Their Shelf

  When does a love for bees or beekeeping begin? Many of us first learn about bees through the school nursery rhyme I’m Bringing Home a Baby Bumblebee. The tune seems harmless at first but ends with a child squishing the bee after being stung. Not exactly the sort of […]
October 6, 2020

3 Simple Things You Can Do To Get Your Hive Ready For Winter

October is one of those crazy months where it’s warm one day and you’re getting frostbite the next—especially if you live in the Midwest near Beepods HQ. Because of these crazy and unpredictable weather patterns, October is a crucial month for your bees. They are working their little wings off […]