Tag Archives: Bee Hives

New Beekeeper Christina and Her First Hive – Adopt A Bee Hive

Christina from San Jose this weekend ventured into the world of beekeeping by adopting a healthy growing single medium hive. The colony has a good population and when we opened up the hive we can see that the bees are … Continue reading

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Rain – First Good Storm?

Rain is here! Will this be our first good storm of the season? I harvested my last excess honey on Saturday and covered all my hives today in prep for the rain.

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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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Swarm Moves Into An Occupied Hive

I’ve read and seen online about a swarm moving into an already occupied weak hive but never thought I would witness one myself. On Monday I was preparing lunch for the kids and looked out the window into the backyard … Continue reading

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Gentle Honey Bees Relocated In Los Altos

Friday afternoon received a call from Frank of Los Altos regarding a colony of bees that have been living in his house. They are entering from the eve of the roof but because it’s where two roof meet he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Small Swarm, Large Queen – Los Altos Bee Swarm Removal

This afternoon we received a call from Caroline of Los Alto regarding a swarm of bees in her front yard. The bees clustered on a hedge and are about two feet from ground level. So my dad and I headed … Continue reading

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Bee Hive In Garbage Can – Sunnyvale Bee Relocation

We will go out of our way to rescue bees. We’ve taken out a hair dryer to dry wet bees, we’ve climbed trees to get swarms, relocated back breaking wine barrels full of bees, and last night we brought home … Continue reading

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