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Terrace Hive Now Queenright And Adopted

June 3rd we did a bee removal in Los Altos (LINK to removal) where the queen could have swarmed as the homeowner noted the activity decrease, so we didn’t get the queen during the relocation. We did bring home with … Continue reading

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San Jose Bee Removal – Queen Plus Two Queen Cells

We did a live bee relocation on Saturday in San Jose from a home that was being remodeled. Nhan’s family bought this property around January and noticed the bees, so the colony has been living there for at least six … Continue reading

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Bee Hive and Frame Assembly

Something I should have blogged about a long time ago especially when more than one person asked. Better late than never. 🙂 Hive boxes, they come pre-cut  and pre-drilled. It’s just like putting Legos together. Just ensure the handle side … Continue reading

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Bees Occupied A Camera Installed Bird House

Mike of Los Gatos emailed me a while back regarding a swarm of bees that came from a hive living in a bird house that he put up. I didn’t get to the swarm but we did schedule a time … 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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Onsite Bee Inspection – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Last week we went on a site check in Palo Alto after Michael emailed us to see if we can save these honeybees. The bees are entering through an attic vent hole but he was not sure where they are … Continue reading

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Garbage Can Bees Hived

May 16th we brought home a 20 gallon garbage can that was used for compost but some bees moved in about 6 months ago. Today we had an hour to spare between events and did this quick cutout in my … Continue reading

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