Category Archives: Honey

Manor Hive Adopted – Alexander Valley Vineyards

February is just around the corner. Temperatures are warming up to the 60’s creating a big buzz around the hives with the bees bringing in nectar and much pollen, the start of building up the colony for the flow. Not … Continue reading

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We’re Back At Redwood Shores Removing Bees

11/3/2012: Last year John called us twice to remove bees from his stucco fence and I thought maybe this year I won’t hear from him. But just last week he called and left a voicemail on my phone. The bees … Continue reading

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Large External Bee Hive Relocated In Mountain View – 25 ft up!

10/28/2012: It was months ago when I first heard of a large external honeybee colony high up in the tree in Mountain View. Andrea emailed me because she was concerned that the mosquito fogging would have killed off this hive. … Continue reading

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Treasure Island Bees Working Red Gum Bloom

This past weekend was the 17th San Francisco Dragon Boat Festival on Treasure Island. Took the family there for a few hours of entertainment. While walking towards the event from the parking lot I noticed a lot of Red Gum … Continue reading

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Small Bees Relocated In Los Altos

Met Pauling and Roland of Los Altos during the week for a site check and after a brief discussion on the honey bee relocation plan, we scheduled today for the bee removal. We arrived before 8:30 AM and after setting … Continue reading

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Days Old Swarm Or One Month Old Colony? – Bees Relocated From Irrigation Control Valve Box

Robin of Mountain View contacted us on Wednesday regarding a swarm that moved in the day before into a sprinkler control valve box behind her house. Because the colony of bees was at a complex and where the bees were … Continue reading

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Update On The Deer Hollow Farm Hives

It has been a while since I’ve provided an update on the two hives installed at Deer Hollow Farm. The last time we were there inspecting, the first hive we brought over has a new queen and brood though population … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Honey – Palo Alto Bee Relocation

Per the previous blog post we scheduled this second story soffit bee relocation this past Saturday. We got there nice and early and started by metering the bees, then set up all our equipment including a tall ladder and a … Continue reading

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Rod’s First Beehive Inspection – Adopt A Hive

Rod of Los Altos adopted the Fernando colony back in April and between our very busy schedules we finally had the opportunity to meet up and complete Rod’s first inspection together. Upon arriving I noticed that Rod’s family has planted … Continue reading

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Bees Relocated From Behind Electric Meter – Mountain View Bee Removal

Here’s our Sunday bee removal in Mountain View. Last Thursday we did a site check after Kiwi and Bob called, and found the bees inside the electric meter box and knew it was nearly impossible to get to them from … Continue reading

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