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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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Adopt-A-Hive – Bees Going To El Granada

Michael swung by and picked up a healthy young colony that we relocated in Los Altos Hills. He will be bringing this hive to El Granada where they don’t get much sun but have forage throughout the year. Two years … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – New Beekeepers Taking Bees To Lake County

Kim contacted me saying that she and Thomas recently took a beekeeping lesson and was so ready to get their first hive, and was wondering if I had what they wanted. I checked on my 20+ hives and yup, I … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Removal And Making A New Beekeeper

After the Stanford bee rescued we went to our next appointment not too far away. This one is in Palo Alto. Cory actually contacted me while I was in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. There are bees in the soffit area … Continue reading

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MVDennis Hive Brings Back Childhood Memories – Menlo Park -Adopt-A-Hive

About a month ago Rachel and Knute contacted me regarding getting a hive for their backyard. When Knute was young, he and his father would work on the hives together, and now being avid gardeners they would like to add … Continue reading

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Stanford Bee Removal 20 Feet Up

It was late Summer of 2012 when Marvina first contacted me regarding a bee colony living at the eave of her three story home in Stanford. We went for a site check and suggested that since it’s so high and … Continue reading

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Starting A New Hive – Get Ready!

Today I received a call from a commercial beekeeper in Modesto. He’s looking to expand his number of hives as almond pollination season is just a month or so away. If you are thinking of starting your first hive in … Continue reading

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