Category Archives: Adopt A Hive

New Pleasanton Beekeeper Takes Home New Hive

Emeline and her parents came down from Pleasanton to pick up their new hive. This hive started as a small swarm and now they are booming. Seven solid frames of brood and a lot more bees than a medium box … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Los Altos Beekeeper Seeking Feral Bees

Jeremy, a Los Altos beekeeper who had a hive for over a decade, seeks to replace the bees that didn’t survive this last Winter with new feral bees. His original hive was a swarm that moved into his empty boxes … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Daughter & Mom Beekeeping Team – TBH

Sunday Sandra and her family came down to adopt a bee colony for their new Mann Lake Top Bar Hive. Sandra and her 10 year old daughter Mabel will be teaming up to start their new beekeeping ventures, and top … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Three Hives Relocated & More Hives Available

Saturday three hives from my place were relocated. First Austin came from Morgan Hill to pick up his second hive. Their first hive was from three and some years ago and is still doing great. Afterwards I delivered two hives in … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – New Beekeper From Santa Cruz Adopts A Rescued Colony

Lez’s mom Janet bought him a starter beekeeping kit for his birthday and needed bees. It was a deep box so we had to wait for a swarm or a structural removal with the right size comb for me to … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Bees Going to Good Home in East Bay

Jeff from the East Bay bought a hive from me last spring and while they grew fast they absconded in September for unknown reasons. He stopped by on Sunday evening to pick up another hive. This almost full hive is … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Los Altos Resident With Their New Bees

About three years ago Dick of Los Altos picked up the Los Altos Towncrier and read about Los Altos Honey Bees and what we did for our local areas. He has always wanted to contact me about getting a bee … Continue reading

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