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Winter Preparation : The Final Steps

The bees are all tucked in for the winter now.  After making a bit more than enough mouse guards to place on those hives still “unguarded”, I switched the hives from fall-feed-mode to winter-mode. OUT WITH THE FEEDERS IN WITH … Continue reading

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Preparing Bees for Winter at Brookfield Farm Part Two: Physical Preparation

Ready For Rain I was going on about winter stores, feeding, and mite treatment in the last blog post.  This posting is about the more physical aspects of winter preparation at Brookfield Farm Bees And Honey, here in the land … Continue reading

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