Notch in Inner Cover Down or Up
Where do you place notch in inner cover for winter? Down or Up?
Been placing mine down for winter, but one hive did get quite a bit of mildew on underside of outer cover. Have 2 inch of styrofoam on under side of inner cover as well as a piece of fiber ceiling tile.
Also install a feeder rim with a 3/4 round hole immediately above top brood box, so I have a top entrance.
Wondering if "Up" would work better as it provides some air movement in otherwise dead air space between inner and outer covers.
Another option is to slightly raise outer cover with popsicle stick width.
If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got!