Tag Archives: Bee swarm

San Jose Bee Removal – After-Swarm Bee Rescue

Last Sunday we helped a first year beekeeper split her hive into two because it swarmed multiple times already. The original hive had at least 7 swarm cells. So we left two queen cells in the original hive. Split and … Continue reading

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Chasing Honeybee Swarms

Been chasing swarms lately but a few that we chased came up empty handed. Last weekend we received a call on Saturday for a swarm in Redwood Shores. We arrived and they flew away already. Sunday we got another call … Continue reading

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First Swarm & Four Queens Rescued

Master Gardener Drew called this evening regarding a swarm of bees on the fence near their hives. He wasn’t sure if it came from his hives or somewhere else as the neighborhood had other beekeepers and also many feral hives … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees Relocated Near Los Altos High School

We received a late evening call for a swarm removal in Los Altos as we were headed to dinner at my sister’s place. We were close so we stopped by to check them out, went for a quick bite, and … 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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Bees In Sprinkler Control Valve Box – Tiny Swarm

Sunday after the two cutouts we head over to Palo Alto near Stanford for an easy bee relocation. A small swarm moved into a sprinkler control valve box just the day before. We flipped the cover and exposed the hive. … Continue reading

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Bee Swarm Moves In Under The Deck

Still doing a little catching up on blogging. Last Sunday we removed a colony near Los Altos Country Club that moved in under a deck. The good thing is that we were able to stand on the deck below the … Continue reading

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Cupertino Bee Swarm Removal – Spray and Shake

Saturday was so hot and after the last cutout we were supposed to call it quits for the rest of the day. But while we were headed back home a call came in for a swarm in Cupertino. It was … Continue reading

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Two Swarms In Palo Alto – One Queen

Tuesday night after I put the kids to bed I received a swarm call in the same neighborhood as the previous swarm in Palo Alto. This wasn’t just one swarm but two, both attached to an arbor in the backyard. … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bee Swarm Moves Into House

While we were doing the quick cutout at the construction site on Monday, Amy called saying that there is a large swarm clustering on the eve of the roof and if I was able to come out to remove them. … Continue reading

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