December- what to do

December- what to do

1.  With snow falling all around us, it is a good time to clean any nesting trays which have been emptied of cocoons earlier in…

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November-What to do?

November-What to do?

I have been busy harvesting all my cocoons, cleaning cocoons and nests, doing mason bee workshops and getting ready for the busy December and spring…

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How-to:   First steps in Fall cleaning ...

How-to: First steps in Fall cleaning …

It is time to clean out nests  and harvest your cocoons:) I have mason bees at a number of sites, and decided that today was a…

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August 26th -home location for Beediverse blog

August 26th -home location for Beediverse blog

This is the first blog at its new home location. Last week, my blog Beediverse was moved from Google blogspot to this Beediverse web site….

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Early August update

Early August update

Summer is well on the way now.  Summer mason bees are about, collecting pollen from various summer flowers like Oregano.  These bees are a lot…

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Its late June 2012

Its late June 2012

It is the 3rd week of June and Osmia lignaria the early spring mason bees, and of course Osmia californica have stopped flying.  They have…

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