Tag Archives: Bees

Sunnyvale Bee Swarm Rescue

It’s wonderful to see people calling us to save our local honey bees even if the swarm/hive isn’t on their property. A nice lady who lives in the neighborhood spotted a swarm next to the sidewalk and called us to … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm – Small After-Swarm

The bee swarm season started much earlier this year due to the dry and warm weather. I received a few calls in February but didn’t get to them on time and they flew off. Finally this Friday I caught my … Continue reading

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Swarms, Weather, Bloom

2014 did not start off so well. We are going into a drought and my neighbor said the bees are draining his pool (it was a joke! But he did notice more bees getting a drink). The warm weather has … Continue reading

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Winter Prep/Inspection Time

Hey everyone, Tomorrow is already October and if you haven’t done your final inspection and Winter prep yet, it’s that time of the year. Remove any excess honey, reduce the honey supers the bees aren’t using, put that roof over … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Bee Removal – Recycle Bin Lid Flipped Open

Received a call from a Sunnyvale resident regarding bees in their recycle bin. Her husband flipped the lid open and there might be only like 50 or so bees left. When I heard that I thought ok, maybe the bees … Continue reading

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Swarm Traps Continue To Lure Bee Swarms

I’m really glad that a local golf and country club is doing their part in protecting our local honeybees. They have several oak trees that have active hives in the hollows and they are willing to just let them be. … Continue reading

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Mountain View Apartment Bees Rescued Instead Of Sprayed – Thanks Kevin!

We want to start this blog off by saying thanks to Kevin for calling us regarding bees at the apartment he rents instead of the property manager phoning an exterminator company to kill the bees. Kevin was very proactive in … Continue reading

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Attic Vent Hole Colony Rescued – Los Altos Bee Removal

Yup, another colony of bees that recently moved into the attic through the vent holes. It’s common for honeybees to find these locations suitable for their new home and we remove many each year. This one was a little trickier. … Continue reading

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Wasp Spray Do Not Kill Honeybee Colonies – Los Altos Bee Removal

Recently I heard on the news that Europe is trying to pass a law that make spraying honeybees illegal (I should dig that up and post it). I wish they would do the same here in California. We received a … Continue reading

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Newly Established Colony Garden Hosed! – Menlo Park Bee Removal

Received a call regarding a swarm that recently moved into a compost bin. He wasn’t sure what to do so at night time he kind of opened the lid just enough and blasted the bees with a garden hose hoping … Continue reading

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