Valley Ranch Bees – In the wall!

This removal – though fairly straightforward – had the potential to go VERY wrong The wall stud-space was not insulated – I suspect because there was a vent-stack as well as electrical lines in that portion of the wall.

Care MUST be taken when cutting into any unknown void (i.e. drywall) to ensure that no […]

Varroa Mite Management with your hives

Varroa mites are the latest finding in the plight of our agricultural (and hobby) European Honeybees.  The Varroa Destructor is known to be a vector (carrier for diseases) for several viruses, including (but NOT limited to:)

SacBrood Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) Black Queen Cell Virus (BQCV) Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus (CBPV) Acute bee paralysis virus […]

Second Story Soffit Bee Removal – Dallas

These bees have been in the soffit for a while.  The homeowner bought the house recently, and needs to do some work – that the bees were preventing.

After a successful removal – the bees were re-homed to a Harmony Hollow Apiary outyard – and are doing well.

Enjoy!

Valentines Eve – Joist Space Removal

The homeowners had purchased this home last year, right about the time I’d estimate that the bees moved in (based on the comb color and condition), however the home itself tells a story about bees occupying the space in years past – based on the residue and remnants from wax moth in the space.

During […]

2019 Honeybee Removal Information

Rex Smith’s Honeybee Removal – 2019

If you are in need of having a honeybee swarm picked up, or a full colony of bees removed from a structure – please see the following links for my contact information:  (These same links are in the top menu bar on this website as well.)

Also please understand […]

One House, Two Hives

This homeowner knew that she had bees for “a little while” – however, really could not pinpoint exactly how long.  There were two spots that the bees were entering and exiting the home – so there were two possibilities:  Either there was one LARGE hive, with two entrances…. or there were two separate hives – […]

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Events

Mystic Mandala – Intuitive Gallery 2016 – Sept 24 – Saturday – 11am-4pm 3131 Custer Road Ste # 265, Plano, Texas 75075

2016 Dallas VegFEST 2016 – Sept 25  – Sunday – 11am-4pm Keist Park Rec Center, Oak Cliff, TX

 

 

 

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Brownsboro… by way of Ben Wheeler

An out-of-town military serviceman had been stationed on the east coast – and while renovations are being done to his Texas home – it was decided that it was TIME to take out the honeybees, so that other repairs could proceed.

He mentioned to me that he knew the bees had been there a while […]

Utility Company Bees

Another beekeeper received an EMERGENCY call about honeybees that needed to be removed from a telephone utility box.  He was unable to make it – so contacted me to see if I was available.  I was able to respond for the company – and take care of the bees.

The box as I approached it:

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Bees Evicted From Home After Unpaid Rent Due!

This rental home in Dallas had an occupant who was had failed to pay the landlord rent to live in the space.  So, the eviction process was started!

Once the soffit was opened, It was apparent the bees had been here from a late fall swarm from the year prior.  The bees were […]