Tag Archives: Pollen

Los Altos Sunshine Colony Update

Quick update on the Sunshine Colony. They have only been hived for a tad over one month and they are still recovering from the removal. We did save all the combs and bees, with very little dead bees but still, … Continue reading

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Bees Working Salvia and Ivy Flowers

In the past month of so I’ve noticed some of the mature ivy flower, dropping tons of pollen on the ground. It’s said that during parts of the day these flowers produce a good amount of nectar as well. In … Continue reading

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Eggs and Larvae for the Waverley Family – 9/10/2010

The Waverley Family grow in numbers as today we saw the first drawn comb double in size from our last inspection and they now have eggs and larvae, pretty good size larvae too! The larvae sure grows fast because this … Continue reading

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A Strong Queen – Hayward Overhill Hive

Saturday (9/4/2010) – After we completed the Sunshine Hive cutout we inspected three other hives today. First one is the Hayward Overhill Hive. Last reported they have slowed down, running into a dearth. But now they seem to be thriving … Continue reading

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Busy Bees – Honey – Hayward Overhill Hive

After the Wine Barrel Hive inspection we headed over to my sister’s place to check out the Hayward Overhill Hive. Like the Wine Barrel Hive, these girls were defensive today, coming out to attack us and one flew into my … Continue reading

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Cutout in Palo Alto – Lincoln Bee Colony – Completed

We’ve completed the bee removal in Palo Alto on 7/22/2010. My dad was stung once through the bee suit. And me, my body is really feeling the pain from neck down with sore muscles. Day 1 was the simple part … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Day 2 and doing good

My dad checked on the Wine Barrel Hive today with my 2 year old son, who stood some distance away, and the girls are doing good. After the first day’s reorient flight they are already foraging. I can see some … Continue reading

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