The guys worked on the bees yesterday afternoon. Beekeeper D says the queen is looking big and healthy. Broods are good and no sign of sick bees. The bees are still actively working the blue basil patches we have scattered throughout the front yard storing up their honey supply for the long winter.
Though Beekeeper D isn’t in need of such references (he’s still has his beekeeping book from 30 years ago!) for you newbies out there here’s a helpful resources