Once the temperatures start dropping, the bees will have a hard time processing even the heavy sugar syrup. So I start adding bee fondant to the hives and that works pretty well for me. A lot of people use sugar blocks, but I started making and using bee fondant after a talk by NC Master …
After the Spring Freeze
We had over a month of unseasonable warm weather with trees blooming and the bees colony expanding like crazy. Then we got over a week of cold weather again with nights in the high 20s and low 30s. Did the bees make it? Today I’ll find out.