Today- Beediverse blog read by 65 people.

Today- Beediverse blog read by 65 people.

Whow, today was a busy day on this blog.  Usually we have about 30-35 readers of this blog per day.  But on this day -so far-a…

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Ezy-Harvest Tubes live up to their name: Easy!

Ezy-Harvest Tubes live up to their name: Easy!

Cardboard tubes are used as nesting material for mason bees.  Tubes are one of the many different types of nests available for mason bees.  They…

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Winter cocoon storage in the Kootenays

Winter cocoon storage in the Kootenays

A question from Anne in the Kootenays (BC). “ I was given your starting kit as a gift, and I am not clear if the cocoons …

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How many mason bees do I need to pollinate my small orchard.

How many mason bees do I need to pollinate my small orchard.

A question from Gary, WA.  “Approximately how many bees do  I need to pollinate  17 fruit trees.  How many females do you recommend? “ Good fruit production depends…

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Ponderosa PInes in winter

Happy Holidays!

It is holiday time.  We travelled   into the Interior of BC after a snow fall and during a cold snap.  The prefect time for some…

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Optimize your cocoon production by candling

Optimize your cocoon production by candling

Here is something else to do besides cleaning and preparing for spring.   A nifty conversion of a 6v flashlight.    to produce lotsof bees for…

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