About the Author

Angi Schneider

Angi Schneider lives with her family along the Texas Gulf Coast on 1.5 acres where they keep chickens and bees along with gardens and a small orchard. Angi is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Preserving Vegetables and the blogger behind SchneiderPeeps.com
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Articles by Angi Schneider

What do Bees do in the Winter?
December 9, 2022 · · Health & Pests

Unlike birds, bees don’t fly south for the winter, nor do they hibernate. So, what do bees do in the winter?

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Frugal Beekeeping with Used Beekeeping Supplies
December 9, 2022 · · Hives & Equipment

Where to find and how to clean used beekeeping supplies without breaking the bank.

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The Basics of Making a Bee Hotel
November 16, 2022 · · Hives & Equipment

Learn how to make a bee hotel and why it’s important to support your native solitary bees.

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How to Decrystallize Honey
November 11, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Every so often someone asks me how to decrystallize honey. Well, here’s the how and why.

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What Happens to Bees in the Winter?
October 25, 2022 · · Health & Pests

In order to prepare your hives, it’s important to understand what happens to bees in the winter and how your climate affects them.

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Steps for Successfully Filtering Beeswax
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When people find out that we are honey bee farming, they always ask about the honey. But bees also produce beeswax and something will need to be done with the beeswax when you harvest honey.

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6 Simple Beeswax Uses
October 4, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Since we started keeping bees a few years ago we’ve learned about so many beeswax uses. We had no idea it was so versatile.

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How to Make Fondant for Bees
September 9, 2022 · · Health & Pests

Fondant for bees is a little different than the fondant that you find at the bakery. The bakery fondant can have high fructose corn syrup, cornstarch, coloring, and flavorings added to it. Making fondant for bees is a lot like making candy.

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Using a Beehive Inspection Checklist
July 25, 2022 · · Health & Pests

Using a beehive inspection checklist can help the beginning beekeeper have confidence in hive inspections and help the experienced beekeeper stay on track during inspections.

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Setting Honey Prices, Labeling, and Marketing Homestead Honey
July 13, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When we first started keeping bees, many friends and family wanted to buy honey from us. In the beginning, we didn’t have any extra, but after a while, we had more than our family could use and we decided to sell some. But we needed to make sure we were selling the honey legally and had a competitive honey price.

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