Honeybee Hives: Wintering Bees

There may be snow on the ground and ice on the trees, but your bees are a balmy 96 degrees inside their honeybee hives. Here's the lowdown on wintering bees.

Winter Honeybee Hive
If you feel like you must do something for your hive, set bales of hay or sheets of plywood around the hive (not up against) in late fall to protect it from strong winds.
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