About 40 Colonies
We installed a package April 5th here in eastern Iowa. I think the high was around 40 that day, but was sunny and not very windy. I think they are much less likely to fly when it's so cold, there is some benefit there actually I think. As long as you can get them fed correctly.So, I just got my packages this morning from Kelley's. The weather is not in my favor. Highs in the mid to upper 30's. Not much wind and sunny. Tomorrow's highs are going to be in the mid to upper 50's, but overcast and windy. Do I wait till tomorrow or go ahead and do it today?
On a side note. I was an idiot and got my first sting through the screen. Hurt but I didn't have any sort of reaction. Also, big props to Kelley's and the post office. Very cold weather in these parts and still very few dead bees in the bottom. I was getting very nervous.