How do you feed your honeybee hives during the cold winter months? It’s a different procedure than just feeing the sugar syrup like you do during warmer summer dearth months. We easily make homemade honeybee candyboards to see them through the cold of winter.
Sometimes your beehives still need to be fed during the winter months. There can be many reasons for this, including a late-season swarm reducing the number of worker bees in the hive, etc. But you don’t want to feed sugar/water syrup when it could freeze. Here’s what we do.