Re: [TopHive] Re: Winterizing Question for larger TBH with empty space in back
- I don't /won't use the empty space and allow bees there as it will be too hard for them to heat that much open space..a risk I don't want to take...HHH
--- On Thu, 9/25/08, bloomvillebee <zychskyfarm@...> wrote:
> From: bloomvillebee <zychskyfarm@...>
> Subject: [TopHive] Re: Winterizing Question for larger TBH with empty space in back
> To: TopHive@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008, 10:10 AM
> Hi all,
> Thanks for your replies to my query. I may take the
> "middle path" with fondant in part of
> the empty space, and then some styrofoam to close up the
> remaining open area behind
> I have searched "fondant" online and find
> listings for dry fondant mix and rolled fondant
> (usually in very small packages). There seems to be
> containers for 20-lb white fondant on
> this site:
> Does this look like the right product?
> Thanks for the help.
> --- In TopHive@yahoogroups.com, "Gary"
> <nicty95@...> wrote:
> > Hi Gerry,
> > I would take advantage of the space especailly if
> the bees have
> > access to it around the follower board and put a 10 lb
> chunk of bakers
> > fondant back there.
> > If you can try different set ups this winter and see
> what worked best
> > come next spring.
> > Gary