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Newly Established Colony Relocated – Los Altos

September came and the late Summer swarms started. Two Sundays ago Walter contacted me saying a huge swarm moved into the attic of his home through the vent holes. I went for a site check that evening and then scheduled … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees In Mailbox – Mountain View Bee Removal

Doing a little catching up as this swarm rescue happened mid last week. Received a call from Rich who lives in a multi-plex in Mountain View and said a swarm of bees landed on the mailbox and it’s about the … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – A Pair Of Dedicated New Beekeepers And Their Hive

It has been about a month now since Andrew contacted me regarding getting a bee hive for their newly redone backyard which master gardener Drew helped them design. Last week Andrew and LeAnna came over for their beekeeping 101 lesson … Continue reading

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Three Virgin Queens, One Wingless!

Had about ten minutes between this afternoons removal and dinner so we quickly went into the three nuc hives that had capped queen cells. We found that all three of these colonies had a virgin queen roaming around inside the … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees Relocated Near Los Altos High School

We received a late evening call for a swarm removal in Los Altos as we were headed to dinner at my sister’s place. We were close so we stopped by to check them out, went for a quick bite, and … 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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Bees In Recycle Bin – Sunnyvale Bee Removal

There must be something about recycle bins in Sunnyvale that bees like. šŸ™‚ Tuesday Soyok called regarding some bees in her recycle bin and that she flipped over the lid to see if they would go away. By late afternoon … Continue reading

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Swarm Moves Into An Occupied Hive

I’ve read and seen online about a swarm moving into an already occupied weak hive but never thought I would witness one myself. On Monday I was preparing lunch for the kids and looked out the window into the backyard … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm Relocated For New Homeowners

Received a call from Shu this morning saying that they just closed onĀ the houseĀ and the inspector told him that he has bees on the eve of his roof. When I heard that I thought maybe it was too late and … Continue reading

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Another After Swarm Caught

While dad and I were inspecting hives at my place this afternoon mom calls saying that the same hive at their house that swarmed a couple of times already is again swarming. Again it landed next door on a lemon … Continue reading

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