Category Archives: Misc

Winter Prep/Inspection Time

Hey everyone, Tomorrow is already October and if you haven’t done your final inspection and Winter prep yet, it’s that time of the year. Remove any excess honey, reduce the honey supers the bees aren’t using, put that roof over … Continue reading

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Update on Los Altos Honey Bees Blog

Some of you emailed asking if there was something wrong with the blog. The pictures aren’t show. That’s because the server I was linking the pictures so was hacked. It will be back online this week, hopefully. I have a … Continue reading

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Citrus Blooming Early

Looks like citrus is blooming early this year.

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Fewer Healthy Bees Threaten World’s Supply of Almonds

Article on toledoblade.com regarding shortage of honey bees for pollination this year. Some key highlights: Not enough bees covering a frame indicates an unhealthy hive — and fewer working bees to pollinate the almond bloom, which starts next week across … Continue reading

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Thermal Images of Hives (Outside air temp 34.3 F)

Wow, it’s cold outside. I walked out to the backyard and it was only 34.3 degrees F. As I walked over the lawn I can hear the frozen grass and each step made a crunching sound. Here are thermal images … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Gonna be a week + of freezing nights for us.

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Bees Flying Strong After Storm

Bees are out today after the nasty storm.

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