You should ready the equipment for the season. This includes
sorted combs in boxes, including prepared wax foundation frames
prepare extra bottom boards, hive bodies, and roofs to make nucleus from swarming and non swarming colonies
a couple of swarm boxes for catching swarms.
For early summer, you should prepare hive boxes with an appropriate number of wax foundation frames. Additionally, you will need some extra bottom boards, hive roofs, and hive bodies with wax foundation frames for managing swarming colonies.
:The drone rearing usually stops in mid-July. The next varroa control, then, is the so-called August treatment. You should prepare materials and equipments for:harvesting, extracting and storing the honey yieldfeeding the honey bee coloniescontrolling the varroa mites after harvesting.