Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bees In Vent Hole – Los Altos Hills Bee Removal

The other day Andy of Los Altos Hills was outside and witnessed a swarm of honeybees move into his house through attic vent holes. It was a pretty large swarm and within 15 to 20 minutes they were all inside. … Continue reading

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Wasp Spray Do Not Kill Honeybee Colonies – Los Altos Bee Removal

Recently I heard on the news that Europe is trying to pass a law that make spraying honeybees illegal (I should dig that up and post it). I wish they would do the same here in California. We received a … Continue reading

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Newly Established Colony Garden Hosed! – Menlo Park Bee Removal

Received a call regarding a swarm that recently moved into a compost bin. He wasn’t sure what to do so at night time he kind of opened the lid just enough and blasted the bees with a garden hose hoping … Continue reading

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Fumigated Bees Survive – Mountain View Bee Removal

A rental house was recently tented for fumigation of termites and other insects including a large colony of honeybees that was trapped in with screening. (I’m kind of surprised the fumigation didn’t kill the bees! If it didn’t kill the … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – New Beekeepers Taking Bees To Lake County

Kim contacted me saying that she and Thomas recently took a beekeeping lesson and was so ready to get their first hive, and was wondering if I had what they wanted. I checked on my 20+ hives and yup, I … Continue reading

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Downtown Los Altos – Bumble – Tiny Queenless Swarm

The owner of Bumble in downtown Los Altos called regarding a swarm near the roof. The bees have been there for a day and never flew away and because Bumble was just about 15 feet away with parents and young … Continue reading

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Swarm In Los Altos Going To New Beekeepers

April 17th Karla of Los Altos called regarding a swarm of bees that her neighbor informed her about only a foot off the ground in the hedge. It was a decent sized cluster of bees. We shook them into a … Continue reading

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