We are going to have at least 6 more weeks of below freezing weather. We thought we should check hives for food stores.
Thought the best way was to just quickly lift up the quilt boxes and place sugar bricks on the top bars. They all started with sugar bricks in the fall.
The clusters were above the top bars and attached to the canvas on the quilt boxes. We tried to be as careful as possible laying in the sugar bricks but itís hard when the bees are right there.
I started wondering later if there was much of s chance the queen was up that high. Figured she should be down lower in the frames, but.......