AdamD wrote: ↑
29 Aug 2020, 12:21
Another 6 extracted supers came out of the freezer and have been taken for storage for the winter; they are stacked up with cardboard between each three supers so if wax moth does get in, it should be restricted to a small section.
The freezer means that I don't usually need to use sulphur strips. One time I used them I had a crown board above with a rhombus escape fixed to it. I melted the escape.
I think you hit the nail on the head there Adam..."stopping wax moth getting in"....Sterilise and seal and fingers crossed. Freezer/Sulphur dioxide/etc . Bloody hell Adam a freezer that can take 6 supers!!!
Me thinks storage outdoors is colder and less preferable to wax moth encouragement...although storage outdoors does seem to involve having surplus roofs and also winter temps in different regions will have an effect.
Love Steve's scaffolding membrane, thinking for us less well connected that perhaps the black weed suppressing membrane may be a more affordable solution for separating stored supers/brood boxes...