Category Archives: Honey

Nectar’s Flowing

All the hives are now bringing in nectar and some drawing new comb. But the freezing cold nights and rains aren’t over yet. Driving around you can see some major nectar sources such as rosemary and manzanita.

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New Beekeeper Christina and Her First Hive – Adopt A Bee Hive

Christina from San Jose this weekend ventured into the world of beekeeping by adopting a healthy growing single medium hive. The colony has a good population and when we opened up the hive we can see that the bees are … Continue reading

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Drawing New Comb

Inspected a few hives yesterday. Some of the really active hives have been drawing new comb and bringing in lots of pollen and nectar. Going to keep an eye on these hives as they could quickly draw out a super … Continue reading

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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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