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Swarm In Los Altos Going To New Beekeepers

April 17th Karla of Los Altos called regarding a swarm of bees that her neighbor informed her about only a foot off the ground in the hedge. It was a decent sized cluster of bees. We shook them into a … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Johnny Brings Home A Booming Hive

Johnny from Brentwood came down Sunday night to pick up his first bee hive. He ordered all his beekeeping equipment from Mann Lake and is ready to dive right in. 🙂 Johnny brought home a 8 frame colony that has … Continue reading

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Beekeeping’s A Family Matter – Taking Home Their First Hive – Adopt A Hive

While I was on my business trip to China in January Mark contacted me saying that him and his family would like to get started in beekeeping and want to know where to start. While I was thousands of miles … Continue reading

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Father and Daughter Team Up – Adopt A Hive

Every year I help new beekeepers get started with their first hives and I love doing so especially when it brings family members together. Today Bryan and Georgia came over to take home their very first bee hive. Georgia is … Continue reading

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Manor Hive Adopted – Alexander Valley Vineyards

February is just around the corner. Temperatures are warming up to the 60’s creating a big buzz around the hives with the bees bringing in nectar and much pollen, the start of building up the colony for the flow. Not … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – A Pair Of Dedicated New Beekeepers And Their Hive

It has been about a month now since Andrew contacted me regarding getting a bee hive for their newly redone backyard which master gardener Drew helped them design. Last week Andrew and LeAnna came over for their beekeeping 101 lesson … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Stanford Lathrop Hive Relocating To Nevada City

It has been a few weeks since Slava and Tad contacted me regarding adopting a hive.  So I provided them with a list of equipment to order although Tad seem to already know what he wanted. Tad was very excited … Continue reading

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