Re: What are the bees doing all over my house?
If you do this, make sure your open feeder smells very, very well and strong - they will not be confused looking for it all over - they will work it by the smell.
Originally Posted by ifixoldhouses
Old, well used combs in your feeder will do this.
On few, sunny and warm days in late fall, I have them dry the sticky C&S residue.
A black container placed by the sunny and warm house wall AWAY from the hives as far as possible.
Even I can smell the "feeder".
PS: I am not pro-open feeder in general (been discussed); just need a cleanup job done.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.