Tag Archives: Swarm

Palo Alto Swarm Hived

A hive I maintain in Palo Altos swarmed. The huge swarm landed on a branch about 20 feet from the hive. It was easy to hive but extremely hard to find the queen since there were so many bees. Eventually … Continue reading

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I’m Back and Saving Bees

I have returned from my “bees-ness” trip to Shanghai. Worked from home today until I had to rest my mind. What better way to do so than going out to save some bees.   A new swarm of bees moved … Continue reading

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Swarms, Weather, Bloom

2014 did not start off so well. We are going into a drought and my neighbor said the bees are draining his pool (it was a joke! But he did notice more bees getting a drink). The warm weather has … Continue reading

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Downtown Los Altos – Bumble – Tiny Queenless Swarm

The owner of Bumble in downtown Los Altos called regarding a swarm near the roof. The bees have been there for a day and never flew away and because Bumble was just about 15 feet away with parents and young … Continue reading

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Los Altos Golf and Country Club Bee Removal

Last Sunday we did a bee removal at the Los Altos Golf and Country Club, which was only a few minutes from my place. Grace called after consulting with Art Hall who was busy removing bees in San Carlos, had … Continue reading

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Drone Brood

Did a complete inspection today of a booming hive of three mediums. The bees drew out half of a medium in two weeks and filled every cell with nectar! The flow is on! We went through all the frames and … Continue reading

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Drones… I See Drone

Harvested honey from a couple of hives today and noticed two hives already have drones! Swarm season is near!

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