Category Archives: Belmont

First swarm of the year

The stone fruit trees are blooming which to me means that swarm season is starting. Sure enough I got a call to rescue a swarm hanging from a lemon tree in the front yard of a nice lady in San … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

This swarm of bees was just starting to move inside the house structure and fortunately we were able to vacuum them up and relocate them to a new and better home. thank you to our friends in Belmont for saving … Continue reading

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Belmont roof swarm

This was a really cool swarm in Belmont that settled on the crest of a roof and draped them selves over the edge. This was a good size swarm that took two vacuum buckets, so probably 5 to 6 pounds … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

It’s always nice when you pull up to collect a swarm and there’s a handwritten sign warning sidewalk goers about the bees. Just a little reminder of how neighbors look out for neighbors as well as the bees.

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Beautiful swarm in trumpet vine

This lovely swarm of bees is seen in a trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) in Belmont. Thanks to Cathy for calling in the save!

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Belmont swarm collection

These bees had just moved into a wall that was fortunately easy to access. They were all vacuumed up and moved to a new home in Woodside, CA. Thanks for saving these bees Bill and Mary.

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More Yellowjackets

These guys look especially scary. 

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Belmont Bee Colony Removal

These ladies were setting up shop in a wooden architectural column with a knot hole entrance. It’s amazing how much comb can be drawn in just a few weeks. Two hours later everyone was out and on their way to … Continue reading

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Belmont Colony Removal

This was a brand-new swarm that had just moved into the garage wall in Belmont. It was a very fast and fun removal – the bees are off to their new home!

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Belmont Bee Swarm Rescue

Grab the big swarm today in Belmont – probably 3 pounds worth of beers – and even found the queen in the process. Yay!

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