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Adopt-A-Hive – New Bees For A Local Beekeeper

Rich contacted me a while back regarding getting some bees for his empty hives as his bees didn’t make it through Winter. Instead of buying packaged bees he wanted to try out some feral bees as they are more accustomed … Continue reading

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Beekeeping’s A Family Matter – Taking Home Their First Hive – Adopt A Hive

While I was on my business trip to China in January Mark contacted me saying that him and his family would like to get started in beekeeping and want to know where to start. While I was thousands of miles … 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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Adopt A Hive – The Danford’s Adopt The Fern Colony

Last Friday Becci emailed me regarding adopting a hive. She’s a second year beekeeper but haven’t had much luck with overwintering her bees last year. She wanted an established FERAL colony instead of “commercial bees” and through a little online … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – RockSt Colony’s New Home On 2 Acres

The RockSt colony has been booming since they moved into my swarm trap. The queen is laying solid patterns and the bees are bringing in a lot of pollen and nectar. Just a couple of weeks they have built up … Continue reading

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