Monthly Archives: March 2013

San Jose Bee Removal – After-Swarm Bee Rescue

Last Sunday we helped a first year beekeeper split her hive into two because it swarmed multiple times already. The original hive had at least 7 swarm cells. So we left two queen cells in the original hive. Split and … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Removal – Swarm Moves Into Deadout

Last Fall we came and set up a swarm trap as there were scouts checking out the eave of the roof in this Palo Alto home but came up empty handed and all bee activity went to zero. Well, looks … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills “Bee Home – For Sale” – Bee Removal

Anyone interested in buying a house in Los Altos Hills that attracts swarms every year? 🙂 We have been talking to Michelle on and off since last year. She has a few active hives on the out-coves of her three story … Continue reading

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Lost My Own Swarm!

This morning we did a bee removal in Los Altos Hills. After we were finished we came home for lunch and one of the hives swarmed and landed in two clusters next to each other on the orange tree. We … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Swarm Removal Before Work

After two swarms Thursday evening that lasted until 9 PM, we decided to capture the third swarm Friday morning before work. It was a cool night so I know the bees won’t fly off that early. Master Gardener Drew put … Continue reading

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Cupertino Bee Removal – Second Swarm of the Day

While we were just finishing up capturing the last swarm (previous blog post) in San Jose, we received a call from Asta. She had a swarm land on her lemon tree and her place was only 5 minutes away in … Continue reading

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Bee Swarm Under Umbrella – San Jose Bee Rescue

Around dinner time tonight I received a call from Breatriz of San Jose. She spotted a bee nest under her umbrella and wasn’t sure what kind of bees they were. So she texted me picture of a bee and the … Continue reading

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