Tag Archives: Los Altos Bees

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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Swarm In Los Altos Going To New Beekeepers

April 17th Karla of Los Altos called regarding a swarm of bees that her neighbor informed her about only a foot off the ground in the hedge. It was a decent sized cluster of bees. We shook them into a … Continue reading

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Bees In A Telephone Pole

Thursday I received a call from Cindi, an APR realtor who’s selling a Los Altos house not too far from me that has bees on the property. Since I was close by I swung by on my way to my … 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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Bee Removal From Second Oldest Oak Tree in Los Altos

We did a bee removal today (Saturday) from the second oldest oak tree in Los Altos. Before I went for a site check I was told there was only one hive with bees entering from the center of the oak … Continue reading

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Removing Bees From Eve Of The Roof – Los Altos, CA

We did the bee relocation from the eve of the roof this afternoon when it was 78F. My dad and I were in full suits and dang, sweat was running down our forehead into our eyes like crazy. We can’t … Continue reading

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Los Altos – Bees Made Home Under The Eve

Wednesday late afternoon I went for a site check in Los Altos after Harry called me about rescuing a hive from the eve of his second story roof. He was about to spray them with a water hose and knock … Continue reading

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Bees Relocated With Two Queen Cells – Los Altos Bee Removal

Chris called me last week regarding some bees entering from the side of the chimney. I went for a site check and located the bees, which were behind the chimney. Good thing we were able to go from the inside … Continue reading

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Garbage Can Bees Hived

May 16th we brought home a 20 gallon garbage can that was used for compost but some bees moved in about 6 months ago. Today we had an hour to spare between events and did this quick cutout in my … Continue reading

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Gentle Honey Bees Relocated In Los Altos

Friday afternoon received a call from Frank of Los Altos regarding a colony of bees that have been living in his house. They are entering from the eve of the roof but because it’s where two roof meet he wasn’t … Continue reading

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