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New Pleasanton Beekeeper Takes Home New Hive

Emeline and her parents came down from Pleasanton to pick up their new hive. This hive started as a small swarm and now they are booming. Seven solid frames of brood and a lot more bees than a medium box … Continue reading

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Wollenberg’s Hive Delivered – Adopt A Beehive

About a month ago the Wollenberg’s came over to transfer the bees into their woodware and for a beekeeping 101 lesson including how to correct crossed combs. We also added another medium onto the hive as they were out of … 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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Adopt A Hive – Queenless Colony Goes Home With A New Queen

A few weeks back on Earth Day we rescued a swarm of bees in Mountain View, hived them into Susan’s TBH but the colony became queenless. The new queen probably went out for a mating flight and didn’t make it … Continue reading

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Adopt A Beehive – New Home With Much New Forage

Saturday morning was perfect for a beehive delivery and a quick beekeeping 101 lesson with Ali and Kat. Drove into the hills and not seeing much for the bees to forage on but when I drove up to their house, … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Montrose Hive Going Home

This weekend two established colonies went to its new home. First is the Montrose hive that we rescued from one of the storms. They are thriving like crazy right now, bringing in a lot of nectar and pollen. And the … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Bees At Home On An Ant Proof Hive Stand

This morning Matt adopted a swarm that we hived just last week in San Jose. This swarm was a good sized one and when we released the queen two days after we hived them they have already built a good … Continue reading

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