The weather has been dipping down into the freezing temps and there’s really not much blooming these days. At the Lazy Creek Apiary, the bees may find something of interest in the greenhouse but mostly they are staying close to home.
Once the temps dropped below about 55 degrees, feeding them syrup (even heavy syrup) becomes problematic because they can’t evaporate the water fast enough. Often they will just not even try to eat it. So at this time of year, I load them up with bee fondant.
My recipe is simple: [ Get the recipe ]