Monthly Archives: April 2012

Swarm Trap – First Inspection

It’s always a mystery on the swarm traps because you really don’t know how many bees have moved in. Sometimes it’s an after swarm with very little bees or sometimes it’s what my nephews like to say, “the motherload moved … 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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Palo Alto Swarm Relocated For New Homeowners

Received a call from Shu this morning saying that they just closed on the house and the inspector told him that he has bees on the eve of his roof. When I heard that I thought maybe it was too late and … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – RockSt Colony’s New Home On 2 Acres

The RockSt colony has been booming since they moved into my swarm trap. The queen is laying solid patterns and the bees are bringing in a lot of pollen and nectar. Just a couple of weeks they have built up … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Swarm Rescue – Broke Branch – Thunderstorms

We have to thank Stephanie for calling us this evening to save a swarm of bees hanging on a tree limb right before a nasty thunderstorm rolls in. 6 PM we arrived in Menlo Park and see a good sized … Continue reading

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Los Altos Swarm On Maple Tree

Monday night, 9 PM, last bee swarm removal of the day though we did get a call for a tiny swarm in Palo Alto. This swarm landed in a Japanese maple tree and it was a good 3 pound of … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bee Swarm Moves Into House

While we were doing the quick cutout at the construction site on Monday, Amy called saying that there is a large swarm clustering on the eve of the roof and if I was able to come out to remove them. … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bees Removed From Construction Site

After the swarm call on Monday we headed back to Los Altos for a quick cutout. We were told that the bees arrived last Friday. These swarms sure can build quickly as when we arrived on Monday they have built … Continue reading

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Stanford Bee Removal – Swarm

Doing a little catching up on blogging. Monday received a call from Richard in Stanford regarding a swarm of bees that landed in a hedge in his backyard and wanted them to be relocated as there are children next door. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm Brings The Neighbors Together

After the 8 AM swarm relocation we arrive in Palo Alto for the next swarm call. This time it’s a small swarm on an apricot tree. We actually went to the neighbor’s property to collect the bees with our bee … Continue reading

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