Workshop for Local Mason Bees

Workshop for Local Mason Bees

I participated in a workshop this past Sunday March 15 at the Shadbolt Center where I shared information about mason bees and mason bee condos….

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Mason bees play games?

Mason bees play games?

Rick S from Saltspring Island sent us this interesting picture!   He has mason bees that like to play cribbage. he notes that “It looks…

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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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What mason bee is this?

What mason bee is this?

Hi,   I have a number of bees at one of my houses this year. I’m familiar with the Blue one but wondering what the reddish…

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Super walls- a closeup

Super walls- a closeup

   When bee finds a nesting tunnel in wood, plastic or some other material, the female bee will place mud inside the cavity to create the perfectly…

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Stop parasitic wasps by using a net bag

Stop parasitic wasps by using a net bag

From summer to early winter place mason bee homes inside a net bag.  This will prevent your mason bees from being parasitized while they are…

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