Locate: using our eyes and a boroscope to see inside the wall we find exactly where they are
Scoop Bees: and drop into new home
to disguise scent
replace insulation and seal any access holes
One of our bees pollinating the organic berries at the apiary site
Joey cuts the blocking to expose the hive in the eaves. This is one of the most common locations. Bees fit easily through the 1/4" venting screen.
Sometimes the bees are best accessed through interior sheetrock & we have to put up curtains to keep the bees from flying around the house.
Transfer Comb: Slowly cut comb and add to hive frames
so bees can move in
leaving a gap for bees to enter
for bees to move inside
Move hive to apiary: to pollinate apples & organic berries
Honey pouring from the extractor
A few days later, the bees attach the comb to the frame. Soon the landing board will be littered with rubberband scraps
Bee Poliinated Berries