Category Archives: honey

The best time of the year to be a beekeeper!

Almost 7 gallons of honey harvested today from the girls. This will be honey from the spring nectar flow which is very light and floral tasting. Yay! Advertisements

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Kids love bees!

Had a super fun opportunity to teach two elementary school classes this week about honeybee biology, the importance of pollination and our food supply, and what it’s like to be a beekeeper. Hopefully we have some future beekeepers in this … Continue reading

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San Bruno bee colony rescue

This was a problematic colony of honeybees that was bothering a number of families and so it needed to go. The thermal camera easily picked up its position and size, making the removal pretty straight forward. In the end 3 … Continue reading

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Bee Hive Relocation

This was a very strong colony that had somehow survived years of neglect – most likely not the original bees, but subsequent swarms that had moved in and set up shop. Even for late September the bees were extremely docile … Continue reading

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What NOT to do When You Have a Bee Problem

1.  Do not try to steal them in a wall with expanding foam. If they don’t chew their way out, they will die and liquefy and with the honey and baby bees and rot and stink.  Then you have a … Continue reading

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The Honeybees Girls Softball Team

Presenting LH Honeybee Rescue’s Redwood City Girls Softball League Team – The Honeybees. Go get em, girls!!!! 

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Bees Infected With Tracheal Mites

One of our hives had 100 or so bees moving very slowly outside of the boxes and it was suggested by some Beekeeper friends that our bees had tracheal mites. So the surgical instruments and microscopes were dusted off and … Continue reading

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