Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hayward Overhill – Cutout details and photos (June 29, 2010)

All right, another successful cutout though my dad did get stung twice, one after we cleaned up and one while setting the hive in its new location in Los Altos. We arrived around 1:30PM and didn’t finish until 8:30PM. That … Continue reading

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Bee Removal – Hayward, CA

My dad and I are headed for a cutout in Hayward in the morning. Hopefully the weather will cool down even more for Tuesday. Details and photos to come tomorrow or Wednesday, depending on when we get the job done … Continue reading

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Beesuit Review – Mann Lake Economy Hooded Suit

Just a quick review on the Economy Hooded Suit from Mann Lake. Here’s Mann Lake’s description: We designed this Economy Hooded Suit and Jacket for backyard beekeepers on a budget. The lighter weight fabric of these suits will keep you … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Cutout Complete

A very successful cutout today of the Wine Barrel Hive though my dad and I almost fainted today as it was 85F out but inside this cotton beesuit it must have been 100+ because the sweat from my forehead kept … Continue reading

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Sad News About the Wine Barrel Hive

Well, tonight my dad and I was going to drill three one inch holes on the top of the barrel for a top entrance, putting on a cover with four legs. We first covered the original entrance. Then started to … Continue reading

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Los Altos “Country Club” Hive

Introducing the Los Altos “Country Club” Bee Hive. A while back my sister bought a house overlooking the Los Altos Golf and  Country Club and they discovered there were honey bees occupying one of their under-decking of their three story … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Day 2 and doing good

My dad checked on the Wine Barrel Hive today with my 2 year old son, who stood some distance away, and the girls are doing good. After the first day’s reorient flight they are already foraging. I can see some … Continue reading

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