Tag Archives: Los Altos Beekeeper

Newly Established Colony Relocated – Los Altos

September came and the late Summer swarms started. Two Sundays ago Walter contacted me saying a huge swarm moved into the attic of his home through the vent holes. I went for a site check that evening and then scheduled … Continue reading

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Bees In A Telephone Pole

Thursday I received a call from Cindi, an APR realtor who’s selling a Los Altos house not too far from me that has bees on the property. Since I was close by I swung by on my way to my … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – The Danford’s Adopt The Fern Colony

Last Friday Becci emailed me regarding adopting a hive. She’s a second year beekeeper but haven’t had much luck with overwintering her bees last year. She wanted an established FERAL colony instead of “commercial bees” and through a little online … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees Relocated Near Los Altos High School

We received a late evening call for a swarm removal in Los Altos as we were headed to dinner at my sister’s place. We were close so we stopped by to check them out, went for a quick bite, and … Continue reading

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Bees Relocated With Two Queen Cells – Los Altos Bee Removal

Chris called me last week regarding some bees entering from the side of the chimney. I went for a site check and located the bees, which were behind the chimney. Good thing we were able to go from the inside … Continue reading

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Gentle Honey Bees Relocated In Los Altos

Friday afternoon received a call from Frank of Los Altos regarding a colony of bees that have been living in his house. They are entering from the eve of the roof but because it’s where two roof meet he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Small Swarm, Large Queen – Los Altos Bee Swarm Removal

This afternoon we received a call from Caroline of Los Alto regarding a swarm of bees in her front yard. The bees clustered on a hedge and are about two feet from ground level. So my dad and I headed … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bees and Moffet Field Hanger One View

Went for a site check in Los Altos where a recent bee swarm moved into the attic through vent holes. It was obvious where they were and the thermal imager confirmed my findings. While I was leaving I turned around … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bees – Late Night Site Check

After rescuing a swarm that appears to be queenless in Redwood City, I rushed home to get my thermal imager and headed over to the other side of town to see if I can locate a recent bee swarm that … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills External Beehive Removal

I think this year’s unstable weather conditions have driven the bee swarms to quickly find shelter and build externally as I’ve removed a few that have just built at the eve of the roof or like the one at the … Continue reading

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