Category Archives: Feeding

Early Spring Feeding

Last week my bees were enjoying the unusually warm weather and I saw them foraging on snowdrops in the garden. Checking on the consumption of fondant on the colonies I found two which had eaten most of the fondant put … Continue reading

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Winter feeding

With the recent spell of very cold weather, colonies will have been using up their honey stores more rapidly than normal. As the outside¬†temperature drops, the winter cluster becomes tighter and tighter in an attempt to conserve heat. If the … Continue reading

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