Archive for December, 2011

Dec 31 2011

winter cleanup and putting in bee order

It was very sunny today, but only 34 degrees. The screen across the front of the beehive has a lot of little dead bodies piled up against it inside so I decided to clean out the hive. I put on my rubber boots, the bee jacket and gloves, got a paint stirrer and went out […]

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Dec 04 2011

cleaning up

It’s very cold today, about 27 degrees, but sunny. I noticed some little dead bodies were appearing on the deck and pushed up against the screened entrance reducer.  If I let the dead bees pile up all over the bottom screened board, they won’t have any ventilation. So I went outside, put on just the […]

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