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Bee Better Butter and Pollinator.org the Pollinator Partnership create donation strategy helping schools teach important pollinator recovery

Bee Better Butter Donation Program

We have a new donation program that we hope will help you heal your skin, teach children, and save bees all at once Beepods will donate a portion of each sale from their Bee Better Butter healing balms & salves to the Pollinator Partnership BeeSmart School Garden Kit Program which […]
honey bees pollinate autumn flowers

Bees Pollinating Flowers & Gathering Last-minute Nectar in Fall

This video help bring home the point that you should allow your herbs and plants to flower as long as possible in the Fall. Rather than cutting everything down before Winter, leaving these late-blooming plants alone will provide last-minute fodder for bees. The magenta flowers seen in this video are Pineapple […]
Burlap Bag Method for render wax

[Video] I Tried the Burlap Bag Method for Rending Wax & Here’s What Happened

Have you been wondering how to melt beeswax without a double boiler? I’m sure you’ve already heard of melting wax in a crockpot and perhaps you’re thinking there must be a better way to render wax from comb on large scale. I found myself with a large amount of comb […]
entrance mouse gaurd top bar hive

What Do Bees Do In the Winter? And, How to Winterize a Top Bar Hive

You might be wondering “How do bees keep warm in the Winter?” When the temperature outside of the hive is higher than 18°C / 64°F, bees in the hive are normally dispersed within it. However, in the cold Winter climates, production of eggs and larva stop while the bees crowd […]
crops pollinated by honey bees urban garden

The Beauty and Harmony of Community Urban Gardens, Honeybees and Pollination

Many people don’t have the outdoor space to maintain their own vegetable garden. This is where an urban garden or garden club. If you are already a member of a community garden, you might be wondering what’s next. This article touches on a few aspects of urban gardening and the […]