Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bee Swarm Bait Hive – Huge Swarm Moved In

Every year at my sister’s place I catch a few swarms. Last year we caught three though one moved into the backyard deck because the bait hive we had there at the time was kind of small. We did a … Continue reading

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Checking Out The Baby Goats and Bees

Last Sunday I brought my kids to visit a local second year beekeeper to check out her bees and seven baby goats. There are three hives on this location. Two are extremely active. I think the hive on the far … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Bees At Home On An Ant Proof Hive Stand

This morning Matt adopted a swarm that we hived just last week in San Jose. This swarm was a good sized one and when we released the queen two days after we hived them they have already built a good … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – SoCal Colony Going Home

Two new colonies were adopted this morning and going to its permanent home. First is Marius. His one hive dwindled but still have some bees and queen. He took home the SoCal swarm from a feral hive in Palo Alto … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Bee Removal – Saving Bees

Received a call from Srini of Sunnyvale this afternoon saying that there’s a colony of bees living in his walnut tree and the colony hangs over the sidewalk. This honeybee colony was about 10 feet up so it was a … Continue reading

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San Jose Swarm Removal Near Mitty High School

Fellow bee remover Art called me this afternoon asking if I wanted a swarm and I said sure, that would be great as I needed more bees. I took down the address and we headed over after a quick dinner. From … Continue reading

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Bee Rescue After Tree Removal

Two days ago we rescued as many bees as we could from a rotting peppercorn tree that was cut down today. The tree removers temporarily sealed the entrances and then cut off the top portion of the tree. Then two … Continue reading

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