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  1. Bee Forum
    We went into our first winter with 2 double deep 10-frame hives. One colony looked strong and the other somewhat weak. On a 55° day in January both hives were active. But March brought heavy snow and cold temps (Hudson Valley, NY). Now with temps back up the strong hive is very active but the...
  2. Bee Forum
    I've been doing research on this site other sites and books on how to prepare for my second year of bees in the spring. I've read so many different articles and opinions I've confused myself. Splits (of various kinds), Demaree, opening the brood nest, pyramiding up, checker boarding, etc. My...
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