Adding Sugar in February 2019

The bees had finally eaten a lot of their sugar in February. They ate more in January to February then any of the other months because the bees had to keep the hive warmer due to the brood.

Bethany is deciding if the bees need more sugar.


They needed more sugar so Abigail put some newspaper down.


Next, Abigail sprinkled water on the newspaper to keep it down.


Abigail used a glass jar to pour sugar on the newspaper.


In a different hive, the bees were busy eating the sugar when we opened the hive.


In February, all five hives still had bees in them.


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