Winterizing Your Hive For Beginners

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Winterizing Your Hive For Beginners
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Are your bees ready for their first winter? As the summer winds down, now is the time to learn about hive preparations for the cold winter months. Join our staff expert, Andrew Bray, as he outlines everything you need to know to keep your bees warm!

We’ll be covering:
- Fall behavior of bees and the hive
- How much honey they will need to survive the winter
- Variables that could affect the hive over the winter and how to prepare in advance
- The balance of bee numbers to survive the winter
- Proper use of an entrance reducer
- Fall feeding
- When to close up screened bottom boards
- Cleansing flights, and how to clear out the entrance
- When to get in the hive, when to leave them alone
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By: Bee Thinking

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