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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Eighteen Feet Up, Cut Large Branch to Hive A Swarm – Menlo Park Bee Rescue

Received a text message from Tulin, a first year beekeeper this afternoon saying that her hive swarmed. The swarm landed on her tree but it’s about 14 feet up. Ok, 14 feet no problem as we had a 12 feet … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Swarm Removal Before Work

After two swarms Thursday evening that lasted until 9 PM, we decided to capture the third swarm Friday morning before work. It was a cool night so I know the bees won’t fly off that early. Master Gardener Drew put … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Charles Schwab Bee Swarm Removal

Ryan, property management at the Menlo Park Charles Schwab building called us today to see if we can come out to rescue a swarm of bees hanging out pretty close to the front of the building entrance and walkway. On … Continue reading

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