Tag Archives: San Jose

Swarm In Los Altos Going To New Beekeepers

April 17th Karla of Los Altos called regarding a swarm of bees that her neighbor informed her about only a foot off the ground in the hedge. It was a decent sized cluster of bees. We shook them into a … Continue reading

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San Jose Bee Removal – After-Swarm Bee Rescue

Last Sunday we helped a first year beekeeper split her hive into two because it swarmed multiple times already. The original hive had at least 7 swarm cells. So we left two queen cells in the original hive. Split and … 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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Adopt A Hive – Montrose Hive Going Home

This weekend two established colonies went to its new home. First is the Montrose hive that we rescued from one of the storms. They are thriving like crazy right now, bringing in a lot of nectar and pollen. And the … Continue reading

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San Jose Swarm Removal Near Mitty High School

Fellow bee remover Art called me this afternoon asking if I wanted a swarm and I said sure, that would be great as I needed more bees. I took down the address and we headed over after a quick dinner. From … Continue reading

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San Jose Bee Removal – Downtown Site Check

Amy from downtown San Jose called Friday saying that there were about a dozen bees that got inside her studio behind her house. And there were also some bees coming and going at the eve of the roof. So today … Continue reading

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Five Wounds Honey Bee Colonies – Site Inspection and Detailed Assestment 8/6/2010

One day at work I ran into my coworker Michael Hey in the breakroom and we got into a conversation about chickens and then bees. Later on he mentions to me that the church he belongs to, Five Wounds Church … Continue reading

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