Petri Dish storage system for mason bee cocoons

Petri Dish storage system for mason bee cocoons

Cleaned cocoons stored in a petri dsih. The best storage system that I have found for mason bee cocoons are petri dishes. They are 6″”…

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Apple bloom in Langley April 25th

Apple bloom in Langley April 25th

This is an early blooming apple variety.  Most other apple varieties are still in the tight-bud stage.  Note dandelion bloom in background.  When orchard bloom…

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Keremeo's First Apricot blossoms

Keremeo’s First Apricot blossoms

Hi!Today (April 13th) I decided to send you a photo titled “First Blossom”. It is a photo of our apricot blossoms in the popcorn stage with…

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Story- Mason Bees make useful garden pets

Story- Mason Bees make useful garden pets

http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Mason+bees+make+useful+garden+pets/4662774/story.html

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Viewing nest- observation nest

Viewing nest- observation nest

This is the 3-hole Beediverse Observation Nest. Leafcutter bees are present in the left hand nesting tunnel.  The remaining two nesting tunnels  are occupied by mason…

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Bee droppings

Bee droppings

Matt B. writes. “We’re seeing a curious phenomenon this year, and hope you can enlighten us.  As we’ve done previous years, we set our cocoons out…

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