What mason bee is this?

What mason bee is this?

Hi,   I have a number of bees at one of my houses this year. I’m familiar with the Blue one but wondering what the reddish…

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Video of ground nesting bees in UK-cool!

Video of ground nesting bees in UK-cool!

Sent:Saturday, September 29, 2012 1:34 PM Subject: Ground bees Dear Margriet We have a bee problem in our garden in Aston Tirrold in the UK…

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Striped bee. What is it?

Striped bee. What is it?

Hi Margriet, I’m wondering if you would be able to identify these ‘bees’ in my dad’s garden for me.  I don’t believe they are mason…

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Mints- are great summer flowers for bees

Mints- are great summer flowers for bees

  Mints are very attractive group of plants for bees because it produces lots of nectar.  The cone like flower structures of the pineapple mint consist…

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Look closely to find these tiny bees-photography

Look closely to find these tiny bees-photography

                  During the summer months there are a lot of bees out there, but look closely- some…

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Bombus melanopygus bumble bees using Mason Bees nesting tunnels

Bombus melanopygus bumble bees using Mason Bees nesting tunnels

From MB I’ve been keeping mason bees for four years now and earlier this month I came across something I have never seen/read/heard about before….

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