This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Covering Hives

Now that winter is back. It is not imperative to cover hives right away. If you can do it now, great. The bees are ok in this weather. But the hives should be covered in the next week or so.
There is a snow storm on the horizon for Tuesday. You never know if we are getting an inch or a foot. So watch the weather.
I hope the beekeepers in the central and northeastern MN got their hives covered. They did have a couple days notice of impending winter.