It’s already September and today we received a few drops of rain for a forecasted 20% chance of thunderstorms. It’s that time of the year and we must start preparing our hives for the cold and wet season. End of this month I will most likely not open up any hives again unless I sense something wrong. Observe the girls from the entrance throughout the late Fall and Winter months.
Read the Tips posted in the past on Fall and Winter prep: https://losaltoshoneybees.wordpress.com/2011/09/21/preparing-your-hives-for-winter/