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 benn emptied of cocoons earlier in…

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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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Early July- Time to protect Nests from parasitic wasps?

Early July- Time to protect Nests from parasitic wasps?

 Hello, It July 8/12. Is it too early to put a cloth bag over  mason bee boxes to keep out predators? We are in Comox,…

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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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Early April

Early April

We have been busy shipping mason bee cocoons and mason bee homes to our customers.  There is always lots to do.  Over Easter we visited our…

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