Tag Archives: Bay Area

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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Cherries and Bees

Started our family day out today with a 1.5 hour drive into Brentwood for some cherry picking at Maggiore Cherry Ranch (Directions: 580 east, exit Vasco Rd towards Brentwood, turn right at Camino Diablo, and almost immediately it’s on your … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Castle Hive Goes Home With A Gourmet Chef

This morning Bruce of Goth Gourmet came down from Oakland to adopt the Castle colony. This hive I inspected on Thursday and it was so full of bees, brood of all stages, honey and pollen. I removed the second box … Continue reading

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Fall Colors

This morning was overcast with a storm rolling in by the afternoon and on days like this the Fall colors really glow. So I took a little drive around Los Altos and Cupertino with my Nikon D90 plus 18-200mm VR … Continue reading

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