Dealing with livestock and garden issues requires being able to plan long term. Last Spring we lost our two bee hives, bought 3 nucs, had a good season, built them up and split one, and I've just put them to bed for the Winter.
The main issue this year that I've focused on is moisture inside the hives. It was sickening to scoop out thousands of soggy bee carcasses last Spring and after doing some thinking and reading, I decided that I'd try quilting boxes, which is something brand new for me.
I have high hopes but I won't really know anything until next Spring when I open the hives up again. Then I can assess the situation and begin planning for the following Spring after that.
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-- Paul Montgomery, CIEIO