Friday, February 15, 2013
This has been a rough winter for the bees. We've had many cold cold days, with record snow falls:
During the winter, we had some "visitors" who we helped out with some bird feed:
We also had as many as 6 squirrels also enjoying the winter feasts.
In the middle of February I had a chance to check on the hives. I found that the pink hive had succombed to the winter - it was dead. I believe it died from cold, and not starvation.
I added more candy to the two hives which remained. Let's see if they survive...