Questions from Barry on longevity,survival in cold temperatures

Questions from Barry on longevity,survival in cold temperatures

Thanks for your questions Barry.  My comments are in blue. Hi, Barry here. I have a couple of questions about Mason Bees.  Any help would…

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Help Mason Bees more easily find their home.

Help Mason Bees more easily find their home.

This is a question I have been asked several times-  How to help mason bees find their nest. In nature, mason bees do not have…

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6" Petri dishes for Cocoon storage

6″ Petri dishes for Cocoon storage

In a previous blog I wrote about 6″ diameter petri dishes that are so handy for storing large numbers of cocoons.  When you have a…

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Mason Bee 'Catcher'

Mason Bee ‘Catcher’

Under certain circumstances, it is handy to have a container into which you can place escapee mason bees. These escapees are mason bees that have…

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D27 YURT for mason bees- ready for spring

D27 YURT for mason bees- ready for spring

The opening in the roof of the D27 yurtis used by mason bees that are exiting the yurt and is for venting any excess heat during the…

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Male mason bee peaks out of a release cottage

Male mason bee peaks out of a release cottage

“Anybody there?” “Mmmm.  It looks cold out there.” “What is that thing out there?  A human being?” “I am going to wait for some sunny…

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