Setting up the D27Yurt in late March- Vancouver BC-Part II

Setting up the D27Yurt in late March- Vancouver BC-Part II

The farmer asked us if we could place additional mason bees into his orchard besides the ones going into  Charlie’s yurt located at the front…

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Setting up the D27Yurt in late March- Vancouver BC

Setting up the D27Yurt in late March- Vancouver BC

This week I have been busy setting up yurts to house my mason bee cocoons. This is critical in areas where spring weather may be…

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Yurt made from re-bar

Yurt made from re-bar

Tim and a re-bar yurt You may wonder about my fascination with yurts.  This fascination with yurts has been with me since I saw the…

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Steve E and his mini-yurt for almond pollination

Steve E and his mini-yurt for almond pollination

Steve E from California, contacted me about setting out mason bees in an almond orchard.  He asked me for feedback on his idea of constructing a housing unit…

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Charley's Yurt design

Charley’s Yurt design

Charley, an old friend of mine started with mason bees a few years back.  He loves the challenge of wood and design.  We often talked about the…

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More double decker nests in large fields

More double decker nests in large fields

Every year more cocoons were produced and so we build more nests.   In this particular year stacked boxes are sitting on top of large…

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