Nesting with abundance from Frank

Nesting with abundance from Frank

“Hi Margriet .. I’m a little late in sending you my usual “annual report” on the cocoon harvesting by my group this year, but it’s…

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Globe and mail- New homes for pollinators

Globe and mail- New homes for pollinators

More and more people and Architects(!) are getting interested in providing mason bee homes- read more by clicking on- http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/architecture/hive-mentality-new-homes-for-natures-great-pollinators/article13291191/

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Wood- routered nesting holes

Wood- routered nesting holes

Although round nesting holes are preferred by mason bee, they will use all kinds of shapes and sizes of holes, including these routered holes.  these nests…

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Successful nesting -spring 2013

Successful nesting -spring 2013

Most of these Beediverse Quicklock corn nesting tunnels are plugged and filled with young developing mason bees.  Mud plugs are of varying colors indicating that…

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Field Shelter in Community garden

Field Shelter in Community garden

            Hello Margriet, Finally, I am attaching photos, as promised some time ago, of the bee condo structure my husband…

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Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

 Frank wrote yesterday:  Hi Margriet .. am forwarding an email (in mauve below) with images that I recently distributed to all the folks on my “Bee…

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