Tag Archives: Hive

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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Drone Brood

Did a complete inspection today of a booming hive of three mediums. The bees drew out half of a medium in two weeks and filled every cell with nectar! The flow is on! We went through all the frames and … Continue reading

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Bee Removal From Tree – Got the Queen

Did our first bee removal of 2013 this past weekend from a tree trunk. It had to be removed now because some tree work needs to be done. It appeared to be a small colony in a small cavity at … Continue reading

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Transferring Bees From Langstroth to Top Bar Hive – Adopt A Hive

One day I received a call from a gentlemen who wanted to get an established hive for his top bar hive. The cell phone reception was horrible and we ended the conversation with saying something about him sending me an … Continue reading

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Removing Comb and Honey From Dead Hive In Monte Sereno

After completing the cutout in Sunnyvale about 3 weeks ago, Linda of Monte Sereno saw the pictures that we took during the bee removal at her friend’s house. It was then that Linda contacted us regarding some past bee colonies … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills Bees At A Bar

Did a site check late yesterday in Los Altos Hills where the bees were helping themselves to an outdoor bar. I didn’t open the bar to see what was inside but I bet they were enjoying themselves, perhaps brewing up … 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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