Tag Archives: Beekeeping

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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7+ Year Old Hive In Los Altos Hills – Bee Removal

Ed who actually contacted me in 2012 not regarding bee removal but wanting some help on starting some hives on his property, this year called and needed help on relocating a hive that has been living in the soffit for … 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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Menlo Park Bee Removal – Saturday’s Last Swarm

Remember Friday’s tiny swarm on the ground? Well, Chris called Saturday afternoon and said the feral hive in the tree swarmed again and this time it landed on his rose bush, and the swarm cluster was larger than the tiny … 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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Deer Hollow Farm Hives Update

It has been a while since we last checked on the bee hives at Deer Hollow Farm. The last time was in November 2012 and we did see activity over Thanksgiving. This will be our first time inspecting the hives … 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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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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Manor Hive Adopted – Alexander Valley Vineyards

February is just around the corner. Temperatures are warming up to the 60’s creating a big buzz around the hives with the bees bringing in nectar and much pollen, the start of building up the colony for the flow. Not … 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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