Mason Bee Shelters in Community gardens

Mason Bee Shelters in Community gardens

Community gardens are growing in numbers both in cities and small towns and so is the idea of having mason bees.  These are exciting projects and…

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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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John's Field Shelter with a blue tarp

John’s Field Shelter with a blue tarp

Hi Margriet , here are photos of this years Hutch/Field Shelter at home. Thought that you may be interested in the design. Will sent pictures…

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Langley orchard with yurt in mid April

Langley orchard with yurt in mid April

In mid- April, a few trees were in bloom.  Mostly the crabapples and other pollinizers.  The yurt is in the background.  We set out 1200…

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Yurt temperature

Yurt temperature

Early spring temperatures are often cold and wet.  Not great for bees.  But there are periods of sun and sunny days that allow mason bees to…

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Home Yurt- males and females emerging

Home Yurt- males and females emerging

Here is a picture of my friend Ella looking at male and female mason bees milling around the entrance of their emergence shelter( upper left). …

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