November 27, 2014

November 2012 – 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.

    Register for a Bee School course that is one level up from you current knowledge level.

    → Read¬†periodicals.


    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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