Well - I like it when they get covered on their own - but I am not inclined to go out and actually work at covering them up.
Here - the snowfall isn't reliable enough to make it part of my winterizing routine (some years we get almost none - at other times it will all come in March) and the periods of wind are so strong that it is likely they would be uncovered by wind shortly after I covered them.
I view the snow as the environment 'lending a hand' to help get my bees through winter.
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