Tag Archives: Palo Alto

First Swarm & Four Queens Rescued

Master Gardener Drew called this evening regarding a swarm of bees on the fence near their hives. He wasn’t sure if it came from his hives or somewhere else as the neighborhood had other beekeepers and also many feral hives … Continue reading

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Feral Hive At The Cleaners

Was just in Palo Alto filling gas and my wife asked if I saw the bees across the street. I went over for a closer look. Talked to the shop owner but she just rents the place. So now I’m … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Honey – Palo Alto Bee Relocation

Per the previous blog post we scheduled this second story soffit bee relocation this past Saturday. We got there nice and early and started by metering the bees, then set up all our equipment including a tall ladder and a … Continue reading

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Two Swarms In Palo Alto – One Queen

Tuesday night after I put the kids to bed I received a swarm call in the same neighborhood as the previous swarm in Palo Alto. This wasn’t just one swarm but two, both attached to an arbor in the backyard. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm 15 Feet Up

Doing a little catching up as I’ve been super busy with work and all. Tuesday we were out catching swarms around dinner time (a few flew off already during the daytime). This one is in Palo Alto. A swarm that … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm Removal In The Dark

Sunday was one of those looooong days. We did a cutout in my yard of the birdhouse bees, did a site check in San Jose, and two swarm calls. This one I didn’t get to until 9 PM and I’m … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Removing Bees In Tree

Received a call from Maria last week regarding removing some bees in a tree in front of the house. I suggested to leave them there if it does not get in anyone’s way. When I went for a site check … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Rescue – Vacuumed the Queen Bee

On June 7th we did a site check at this location in Palo Alto and then couldn’t do the bee removal because my dad was just about to do his eye surgery. So time went on and the bees that … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm Removal – Broke the Branch

Received a call this morning from Tim of Palo Alto. A huge swarm landed in his yard yesterday around 3PM and when they all clustered the weight broke the branch! Here’s a picture Tim sent in of the large swarm. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bees Relocated – Sprinkler Control Valve Box

Received an email the other evening from Tina of the Santa Clara bee guild passing on a message that there are some bees that need to be rescued in Palo Alto. I got in contact with the homeowner David and … Continue reading

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