Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bees Under The Shed – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Ken called me two weeks ago regarding honey bees that have moved in about a month ago. We scheduled this Saturday for the bee relocation. We arrived right at 9 AM and Ken showed us where the bees were entering … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees In Mailbox – Mountain View Bee Removal

Doing a little catching up as this swarm rescue happened mid last week. Received a call from Rich who lives in a multi-plex in Mountain View and said a swarm of bees landed on the mailbox and it’s about the … Continue reading

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Full Body Workout in 95F Heat – 12 Hour Bee Removal In Los Altos

Remember this removal we did in April in Los Altos, while we were there we noticed another larger hive but couldn’t find a way into the attic for an inspection. Well, it got to a point where the colony population … Continue reading

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Transferring Bees From Langstroth to Top Bar Hive – Adopt A Hive

One day I received a call from a gentlemen who wanted to get an established hive for his top bar hive. The cell phone reception was horrible and we ended the conversation with saying something about him sending me an … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – A Pair Of Dedicated New Beekeepers And Their Hive

It has been about a month now since Andrew contacted me regarding getting a bee hive for their newly redone backyard which master gardener Drew helped them design. Last week Andrew and LeAnna came over for their beekeeping 101 lesson … Continue reading

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Three Virgin Queens, One Wingless!

Had about ten minutes between this afternoons removal and dinner so we quickly went into the three nuc hives that had capped queen cells. We found that all three of these colonies had a virgin queen roaming around inside the … Continue reading

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Beware Of Wax Moths

It’s wax moth season. With this heat the wax moth are out by the numbers. I’ve just lost some comb stored in my shed I was saving for swarms. If you have weak hives check on your hive once a … Continue reading

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