I dont' know quite where to put this, but does anybody know what the "Italian southern gal" bees Mann Lake sells are? Everybody here buys them and picks them up (5 hour drive), but none overwinter well and I wondered are they truly Italian and require more feeding than people are doing, or maybe Minnesota Italian Hygenics and nobody is good at overwintering in our cold climate
I am going to call tomorrow as they are not responding to any e-mails.