Re: Do I really need to medicate?
[QUOTE=Tennessee's Bees LLC;1676241]
This wall does not have to stay open.
Originally Posted by GregV
Whatever they decide to do is fine - that is the exact experiment.
In fact, IF they propolise it shut - it is fine and good just as well - the more propolise the better.
I predict it will be like a sponge of sorts, passable by little bugs in some places at least.
Pretty much expect ants making a home in these walls, almost given and totally fine with me.
Ants are actually good to have around.
Anyways, who knows - waiting next season now.
Just knowing a real, rotten bee tree (I screened it shut by the owner request), there is nothing in that tree even approaching a smooth wall made from planed lumber or plastic.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.