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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

November 10, 2017
Beepod Top Bar Honey Comb on Bar

3 Best Ways to Feed your Bees

In this short summary article we discuss 3 ways to feed bees and make sure honey bee colonies have the best nutrition heading into the winter. We typically think of bees as being fairly self-sufficient. They just buzz around and eat nectar and pollen, right? Nope! They use that pollen […]
June 6, 2017

Sam’s Journal – Meeting the bees for the first time at the bee yard

Day One – Meeting the Bees In Dretzka Park Golf Course, there is a secret corner tucked behind the maintenance shed that is teeming with honeybees. This is the place where Beepods keeps a large portion of their nucleus hives, and it is also the place where I was first […]
May 28, 2017
bee poop on side of harvest box after winter

Sam Joseph’s Journal – Why do we care about Bee Poo?

And now an answer to the question the whole world is asking: Why do we care about Bee Poo? Bees don’t like the winter. Flowers aren’t in bloom, so they can’t collect food. Once the temperature drops below 55 degrees, they can’t even physically fly. Even inside the hive they […]
February 19, 2017
Sam Joseph Holding Bees and comb

Sam Joseph’s Journal – An Aspiring Beekeeper’s Journal – An Artists Initial Reaction to Beekeeping

One thing we ask all of our beekeepers to do when they join the Beepods team is to journal about their experiences.  As a business focused on leadership development, we want all of our team to be sure they are learning and growing as people.  We have asked one of […]