I was out at the hive this morning rubbing petroleum jelly on the hive legs to discourage ants.
I watched a few bees come in so fast they hit into the hive and fell to the grass. They must think they don't need to be as careful now that they have a larger landing pad.
Here are some reckless bees on the landing pad this morning.
I am curious to see what the area will look like at the peak of their activity.