Winter preparations 

 

Will your colonies survive the winter and how well they will develop in spring depends on how you prepared them before the winter

So it is crucial to prepare them well and on time.

In this tutorial we will show you how to properly prepare your honey bee colonies before the winter starts.

But before we start, one thing you should always keep in mind:

Cold doesn’t kill honey bee colonies.

 

 

Table of contents:

arrow Winter preparations – introduction

  

You will learn:

- What do bees do in winter 

- Removing the honey supers and rotating brood boxes 

- Feeding 

- Insulation 

- Varroa mites treatment