Tag Archives: Los Altos Honey

Cristo Rey Hive Inspection Before Relocating

Such a beautiful day for some bee activity . 🙂 Inpsected the Cristo Rey colony before Matt picks up the hive in the morning. Check out the nice and straight foundationless comb. So natural! And here’s our queen. Advertisements

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Beekeeping 101 In Los Altos

As stated in my other blog posts I love to teach especially about beekeeping. This afternoon I made my way just a couple of miles away to Tom’s place in Los Altos for the third beekeeping 101 lesson of the … Continue reading

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Harvested Some Liquid Gold

Today we harvested some honey. Mostly golden brown color but one medium super had the super dark dark honey that I really like. If you’re looking for some local Los Altos honey we now have some in stock. 🙂

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Sunshine Colony With Honey – 9/11/2010

One week after we hived the Sunshine colony which was an external colony living on a cedar tree, we popped off the top today to make sure they are ok. The Sunshine girls are doing more than ok. Their numbers … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Saw the Queen

My dad just loves to watch the bees. He can sit near the hive for hours watching the bee activity, seeing what they are bringing back and he also notes how they are landing as some seem clumsy since they … Continue reading

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Hayward Overhill Hive – Photos

Here are two photos from yesterday. I totally forgot to take pics when we opened up the hive. It would have been interesting too as you see tons of bees all linked together and building foundation onto the foundationless frames. … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Cutout Complete

A very successful cutout today of the Wine Barrel Hive though my dad and I almost fainted today as it was 85F out but inside this cotton beesuit it must have been 100+ because the sweat from my forehead kept … Continue reading

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