September 17, 2014

November 2011 – The Beekeepers Calendar

Proper Homasote Placement above the Inner Cover

Proper Homasote Placement above the Inner Cover

  • Provide upper ventilation.
  • Remove mite treatments prior to wintering or wrapping the colony.
  • Wrap colonies with tar paper or commercial wrap and provide with an insulating board or moisture absorbing material (Homasote) by Thanksgiving.
  • Sell honey at craft fairs, etc.

This monthly post is adapted from “The Beekeepers Calendar, A Year In The Apiary-Central Maine” by Tony Jadczak, Maine State Apiarist

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