Tag Archives: Cold weather

Bees vs Mites – Battle Lost

Activity at the Berkeley hive was near zero today when the other hives were thriving like it was Spring. This colony was started this year from a huge swarm rescued in Menlo Park. They grew exponentially into five mediums, and … Continue reading

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First Frost of the Season

Last night it dipped into the chilling 30’s and we woke up to a light blanket of frost. Appears to be a repeat of last year in Nov where we got frost and rain almost the entire month. Nov 9: … Continue reading

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Cupertino Krzich Hive Battled the Cold

Well, it didn’t snow here on Friday and Saturday night but we did wake up to white frost covering everything. I’ve built a roof above the Cupertino Krzich colony and also put an empty super above the top cover to … Continue reading

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