swarming bees

The sight of a honey bee swarm can be amazing. It can also be extremely unnerving! Tens of thousands of honey bees buzzing in one space can be frightening, especially if you are afraid of getting stung. If you are dealing with a swarm at your San Diego home or business, there are a few…

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honey bee dance

You probably already know that honey bees are amazing creatures. But did you know they are also great dancers? And while they might not excel at the twist, the cha cha or the samba, honey bees have their own dance known as the waggle dance. It’s much more than a way to let loose or…

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pollinating bees

Flowers rely on insects, birds and environmental forces to help them reproduce. During a process called pollination, pollen transfers from one flower to another flower of the same species, allowing them to produce seeds. Seeds will eventually grow into a new flower, beginning the process all over again.  Because most plants don’t have legs or…

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bee and white flower

There’s no doubt about it. Honey is delicious and can be used in so many different ways to enhance the flavor of food and beverages. It can even be enjoyed completely on its own! Have you spent much time thinking about how honey is made? You may know that honey bees make honey, but do…

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bee swarm

At D-Tek Live Bee Removal we get plenty of calls from San Diego residents and business owners who have a honey bee situation on their hands and need help fast. They call offering us their bees in exchange for a free bee removal service. While we understand where this idea comes from, we must inform…

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honey bee on white flower

Many people are not aware that honey bees can get sick just like humans. There are a few parasitic, fungal and viral infections that can impact a honey bee colony. All beekeepers should be aware of these diseases and have an understanding of the signs and symptoms of an infestation to keep their colonies safe…

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