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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

Beepods Lab: A Look Inside

So, you have a Beepod, but you want to learn more about bees before the school year starts. Or remotely starts. Good plan. Come with me. I want to take you inside Beepods Lab. When it comes to learning about sustainable beekeeping, this is your one-stop-shop. In just one season […]
bees need water

Why Honey Bees Need Water and How You Can Provide It

It’s sticky and humid out. You feel the sweat drip down your back as the bright sun blasts your exposed skin. There’s nothing more satisfying at that moment than a cold beverage, a glass of refreshing water to hydrate you in the summer heat. We’re not alone in our love […]
It's important to keep beekeepers safe while working around the hive.

How to Keep Your Bees Safe While Working Around the Hive

With beekeeping, any mention of “safety” is usually concerning a beekeeper’s protection. But today we’re going to talk about safety for the other half of the beekeeping equation… the bees! Sure, beekeepers should protect themselves as they go about their work. But it’s just as important that we protect our […]
Honey bees need skills to fight off V. destructor.

Bee Smart: Life Skills from the Hive

Let’s face it, our students will forget much of what we teach them. But we hope that they remember those life skills which will guide them in everything they do. As with other matters, we can turn to the honey bee as an example of how to work together for […]
supplemental feeding

This Blog Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Supplemental Feeding

    Beekeeping is an amazing adventure, but it does come with some ups and downs. The past few weeks, I’ve been talking to you about nutrition and how important it is. You don’t want your bees to starve and fortunately, there’s a way you can help prevent this disappointing […]