A meeting of Big Sky Beekeepers will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday, October 21 in the conference room at Westside Lanes, 1615 Wyoming Street in Missoula. Please note that this meeting is being held a week later than usual due to meeting room availability. We will be talking about how to prepare your hives for the long Montana winter.

It is time to feed any hives that need to increase their honey stores before winter sets in. Here are a couple of easy recipes for preparing sugar syrup. A sugar to water ratio of 2:1 is most commonly used for fall feeding.

Syrup Recipes