Tag Archives: Los Altos

Los Altos Bee Swarm Rescued

Though super busy with work nowadays I had to go out to rescue a swarm this evening after work. Anke called me this morning and told me that her neighbor has a new swarm that moved into the electric box … 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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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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Downtown Los Altos – Bumble – Tiny Queenless Swarm

The owner of Bumble in downtown Los Altos called regarding a swarm near the roof. The bees have been there for a day and never flew away and because Bumble was just about 15 feet away with parents and young … Continue reading

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Deer Hollow Farm Hives Update

It has been a while since we last checked on the bee hives at Deer Hollow Farm. The last time was in November 2012 and we did see activity over Thanksgiving. This will be our first time inspecting the hives … 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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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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