My name is Dr Margriet Dogterom and am the founder and owner of Beediverse. I write this blog for all who love bees and who want to learn more about these wonderful creatures.
1. With snow falling all around us, it is a good time to clean any nesting trays which have been emptied of cocoons earlier in the fall/ Sept-October.
2. For me, today was a good day to clean out some Cocoon shelters. They are usually covered in bee feces.
2. If cocoons are stored inside a fridge, make sure your fridge has at least a 2- cup container of water on one of the shelves.