Olive tree flowers in Italy

Olive tree flowers in Italy

We had a wonderful visit to Rome.  Always on the look-out for Bee pollinated flowers, I managed to see an olive tree in full bloom….

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Flower market in Utrecht, Holland

Flower market in Utrecht, Holland

Flower Market in Utrecht, Holland Campanula- a bee attractive plant. These two varieties of bee attractive Sage Salvia, a bee attractive plant Buying flowers at…

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Joe predator proofs his full mason bee nests

Joe predator proofs his full mason bee nests

The screen dangles from a screw at this nest. Joe S.  from Burnaby, has come up with a very simple way of protecting his nests…

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Flowers for Bees

Flowers for Bees

Over the past several weeks, during my travels, I kept my eyes open for ‘Bee attractive’ plant’s.  I watched out for bees on flowers knowing…

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Early summer management-removing cocoon cases

Early summer management-removing cocoon cases

It is time to remove mason bee cocoon hulls at the end of spring.   Earlier in the spring, Mason Bees chewed their way out of…

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Link to Youtube Beediversemasonbees

Link to Youtube Beediversemasonbees

I have added two clips.  One of mason bees flying around and pollinating Kale flowers.  The second is one on mason bees using the Corn…

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