Category Archives: Palo Alto

First Swarm & Four Queens Rescued

Master Gardener Drew called this evening regarding a swarm of bees on the fence near their hives. He wasn’t sure if it came from his hives or somewhere else as the neighborhood had other beekeepers and also many feral hives … Continue reading

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Feral Hive At The Cleaners

Was just in Palo Alto filling gas and my wife asked if I saw the bees across the street. I went over for a closer look. Talked to the shop owner but she just rents the place. So now I’m … Continue reading

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Time To Check The Hives

I’m in Hong Kong right now but looks like this week will be warm again. It’s time to inspect the hives and add a box if needed or remove some honey from the larger hives if you left a super … Continue reading

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CoolEatz Hives Ready For Rain/Frost

Stopped by this afternoon to check out the CoolEatz Hives. They are doing awesome. A lot of activity at the entrance and Jesse had her handymen build a nice and solid roof above the hives. It uses clear corrugated roofing … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Honey – Palo Alto Bee Relocation

Per the previous blog post we scheduled this second story soffit bee relocation this past Saturday. We got there nice and early and started by metering the bees, then set up all our equipment including a tall ladder and a … Continue reading

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Bees In The Soffit – Palo Alto Bees Site Check

Vivien of Palo Alto contacted me last week regarding a colony of bees coming and going from the corner of their second story roof. The colony has been there since they bought the house so they aren’t exactly sure how … Continue reading

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Bees Under The Shed – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Ken called me two weeks ago regarding honey bees that have moved in about a month ago. We scheduled this Saturday for the bee relocation. We arrived right at 9 AM and Ken showed us where the bees were entering … Continue reading

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Queenless Hive – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Two weeks ago Michael contacted me regarding some bees living in his attic and have been there for about a month. I went over for a site check and found where the bees were located using the Fluke thermal imager. … Continue reading

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Onsite Bee Inspection – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Last week we went on a site check in Palo Alto after Michael emailed us to see if we can save these honeybees. The bees are entering through an attic vent hole but he was not sure where they are … Continue reading

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Huge Bee Hive Removed From Garage Wall – Palo Alto

Saturday afternoon I received a call from Min-Yi of Palo Alto regarding a bee colony that has been living in the wall of the garage for quite some time now. His family bought the house three years ago but he … Continue reading

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