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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

December 6, 2017

Top 5 Reasons Bees Don’t Survive the Winter

A big concern for beekeepers at this time of year is worrying about whether or not their hives will survive the cold winter months. There are several reasons why a hive may not make it to Spring, and many of those are preventable. Below are 5 of the most common […]
December 5, 2017
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My 3-Year-Old Daughter Loves Bees

November 25, 2017

Easy Honey Lemon Lavender Scones

This recipe makes a wonderful treat to pair with coffee, tea, or cocoa. They’re not overly sweet, and the lavender lends a fantastic floral flavor, which plays well with the tart lemon. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ tsp. salt ½ cup butter ¼ cup honey ¼ […]
November 20, 2017
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Bee Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is filled with family, fun, and, most importantly, food.   Last year, we shared a few recipes for some holiday goodies that all used honey. This year, we decided to put a fun spin […]
November 18, 2017

Honey Apple Cider

This is one of my very favorite fall drinks. It’s sweet and a little bit spicy, and it’s wonderfully warming on those cold autumn days. Ingredients 1 gallon apple cider 1 can lemonade concentrate 2/3 cup honey 12 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 cups water Recipe In a large […]