Category Archives: Menlo Park

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Bee Removal, Cutout, Honey Bees, Menlo Park | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bee Removal, Honey Bees, Menlo Park, Swarms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adopt-A-Hive – Menlo Park Beekeeper Takes Home A New Hive

Brendan contacted me a few weeks ago and wanted to venture into the world of beekeeping and he has found the right place. I mentor over 30 new beekeepers a year and guide them through the entire process from obtaining … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Honey Bees, Menlo Park | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Menlo Park Bee Removal – Saturday’s Last Swarm

Remember Friday’s tiny swarm on the ground? Well, Chris called Saturday afternoon and said the feral hive in the tree swarmed again and this time it landed on his rose bush, and the swarm cluster was larger than the tiny … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Removal, Honey Bees, Menlo Park, Swarms | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Another High Up Bee Swarm Removal – Menlo Park

The bee swarms seem to be landing in higher places this year or something. Tulin called today and her hive is swarming again. This time the swarm landed even higher than the last and further inside the tree. Good thing … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Removal, Honey Bees, Menlo Park, Swarms | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

MVDennis Hive Brings Back Childhood Memories – Menlo Park -Adopt-A-Hive

About a month ago Rachel and Knute contacted me regarding getting a hive for their backyard. When Knute was young, he and his father would work on the hives together, and now being avid gardeners they would like to add … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Honey Bees, Menlo Park | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Swarm on the Ground – Bees March Into Hive By Themselves – Menlo Park Bee Removal

Received an email from Chris Friday morning regarding a bee swarm in Menlo Park. First the swarm was on the bush but later the bees were on the ground. When I hear that the bees are on the ground there … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Removal, Honey Bees, Menlo Park, Swarms | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment