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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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Fewer Healthy Bees Threaten World’s Supply of Almonds

Article on toledoblade.com regarding shortage of honey bees for pollination this year. Some key highlights: Not enough bees covering a frame indicates an unhealthy hive — and fewer working bees to pollinate the almond bloom, which starts next week across … Continue reading

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Bees Bringing In Nectar

Today was such a nice day that we opened up the last three hives in my yard. These three hives are ready for their new beekeepers and will be relocating them to their property this and next weekend. The hives … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Pinehurst Colony Ready For Their New Home

The Pinehurst colony is ready to be adopted. They have been expanding their population quickly and I’ve noticed their daily orientation flights growing in numbers. Foragers are bringing in a ton of pollen and nectar. Inside the hive is full … Continue reading

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ElsieC Hive Update – Home Sweet Home

Renee of Watsonville sends us a photo update on the ElsieC hive that their family adopted last night. The first picture is the duct tape-screen removal after they got home. The picture below is from this morning. They added a … Continue reading

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Adopt A Bee Hive – Three Booming Colonies Going to New Homes

This even three single medium hives that already need another brood chamber added to them will be adopted right after dark. We have a new beekeeper coming down from Marin to pick up two and another beekeeper from Watsonville to … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Cervantes-2 Hive Almost Ready

Rescued hives need a good home and I’m glad so many of you emailed me interested in adopting a bee hive. Last weekend my dad and I went through the hives and the Cervantes-2 colony is almost ready. One more … Continue reading

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