Tag Archives: Robbing

Trouble at the Hive – Possibly Robbing or Pests

About two weeks ago my dad was out back and noticed that one of the hives had a lot of broken down wax at the entrance. It has been cold so we haven’t inspected to determine what is happening. But … Continue reading

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First Year Beekeeping – Second Honey Harvest

Here’s an update from Pete of Morgan Hill. This is his family’s first year in beekeeping with only one hive. He adopted a single medium hive from me in April 2011 and had their first honey harvest in August. Now … Continue reading

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Robbing – Multiple Hives Being Robbed

After four days of rain, today was absolutely gorgeous outside. And I think the bees felt the same and perhaps kind of stressed that the first rain storm already came, nights are in the low 50s but the other night … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Lincoln Colony Update – We Have Honey!

Just to give everyone an update on the honey bee colony I rescued from Palo Alto at the end of July. The removal wasn’t a simple one as they were in a tree trunk and then to make matters more … Continue reading

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