Tag Archives: Wintering bees

Cowper and Sunshine Hives in Trouble

In the last post I mentioned about 3 continuous nights of hard frost, well, we had a few more nights of frost and it hasn’t ended yet. 2010 was just a weird weather year. Anyways, I have not checked on … Continue reading

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Three Continous Nights of Hard Frost

We just had our first hard frost for the Winter season which lasted three days surrounding Thanksgiving day with rain arriving last night which warmed up the night a tad. Temperatures reached at or below zero in my area and … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cowper Hive – Needing some TLC

Oct 30th inspection of the Palo Alto Cowper hive did not show much progress from our new Queen. The colony population is small, maybe TOO small to survive the Winter, but with some TLC I’m sure they will make it. … Continue reading

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