Category Archives: Palo Alto

Palo Alto Swarm Hived

A hive I maintain in Palo Altos swarmed. The huge swarm landed on a branch about 20 feet from the hive. It was easy to hive but extremely hard to find the queen since there were so many bees. Eventually … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm – Small After-Swarm

The bee swarm season started much earlier this year due to the dry and warm weather. I received a few calls in February but didn’t get to them on time and they flew off. Finally this Friday I caught my … Continue reading

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Palo Alto 1896 Historic Home – Bees Relocated

We did a bee removal from a 1896 historic home in Palo Alto last Saturday. It wasn’t actually on the main home but a cottage in the back. A swarm moved in about a week ago and made home in … Continue reading

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Hive Maintenances in Los Altos and Palo Alto

Saturday we had two maintenance calls. One in Los Altos and one in Palo Alto. First in Los Altos. This hive swarmed in March when I was on a business trip to China. They are growing but never moved into … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Eichler Bee Swarm

The beauty of Eichler homes is that the bees don’t have much choice of building their home below the roof because there isn’t an attic. There are some Eichlers that do have soffits or some empty space though but not … Continue reading

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Tiny Swarm Survives The Rain – Palo Alto

We were pretty busy the last few days and couldn’t get to a swarm in Palo Alto. The swarm clustered up tight in a tree and went through last week’s rain. Friday evening had a chance to see if they … Continue reading

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Too Late for this Swarm

Received a call this morning regarding a swarm in Palo Alto but it already flew off.

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