Category Archives: Adopt A Hive

Adopt-A-Hive – Jeff Takes Home Two Swarms

New beekeeper Jeff adopts two honey bee swarms that are quickly building up into productive colonies.

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Adopt-A-Hive – Bees Move to Cute New Home

Sunday we did delivery of two colonies to two new beekeepers. The first was in Mountain View to a family that’s receiving their first colony of bees. They welcomed their new bees with a cute, decorated hive that the kids … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Father and Son – Their New Hobby

Had a pleasure meeting Thomas and Tom this Sunday as my dad and I delivered a healthy colony of bees to their house. While we were there we did a little beekeeping 101 lesson while we transferred this ten frame … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – A Young Colony For an Experienced Beekeeper

Michel who has a single hive wanted to start another so he would have two to compare and help boost one another if necessary. He adopted a young three frame colony that has a new small queen. She’s laying like … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Bees Going To El Granada

Michael swung by and picked up a healthy young colony that we relocated in Los Altos Hills. He will be bringing this hive to El Granada where they don’t get much sun but have forage throughout the year. Two years … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – New Bees For A Local Beekeeper

Rich contacted me a while back regarding getting some bees for his empty hives as his bees didn’t make it through Winter. Instead of buying packaged bees he wanted to try out some feral bees as they are more accustomed … Continue reading

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5+ Year Old Hive Relocating, Homeowners As New Beekeepers – Menlo Park

Did a site check the other day after receiving a call from Sara of Menlo Park. They recently bought a house and is currently remodeling it. The neighbor told them that the hive have been there for over 5 years … Continue reading

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