Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

July 15, 2016
Bee the Change in Brookfield WI

Bee the Change in Brookfield, Wisconsin

See how you can participate in bringing positive change to Brookfield, WI: Here are three ways you can get involved in order to ensure bees have a better chance in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Help the residents of Brookfield to pass a city ordinance that is beneficial to the beekeeper, the bees […]
July 2, 2016
Fireworks that look like flowers

The Fourth of July Brought to You by Bees!!

Happy 4th of July! Every year when Independence day comes around we harken back to the revolution and the work our founding fathers accomplished to bring us to where we are today. We also celebrate waving the flag, throwing red, white and blue everywhere. The spirit of independence has definitely shaped America but […]
June 27, 2016

Beepods Guide to Defend your Bees from Pesticides

  It’s hard out there for a bee. Although you can do everything in your power to create a safe environment for your bees in your yard, you can’t always control the actions of your neighbors. As bees will fly for miles to forage, your ability to completely protect them […]
June 20, 2016
beneficial insects

Encouraging the Existence of Beneficial Insects Can Help the Honeybees

By: Sam Choan from Organic Lesson In recent years, the plight of the honey bees has been well documented – and rightly so – as they play a very important part in the production of agricultural crops. To the average person, the role that the bees play is hugely underestimated […]
June 15, 2016

Queen Cells: The 3 types and what they can tell you about your hive.

We sat down with our head of beekeeping operations to ask some questions about the queen cells she’s been finding in our hives.  During summer time, queen cells become something every beekeeper should be familiar with, especially if their colony (ies) seem to be going gang busters.  So we wanted […]