August 26th -home location for Beediverse blog

August 26th -home location for Beediverse blog

This is the first blog at its new home location. Last week, my blog Beediverse was moved from Google blogspot to this Beediverse web site….

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Cocoons in cotton-like material

Cocoons in cotton-like material

From: Harriet WSubject: weird yellow fluffy substance found Message Body:When I was recently taking down my mason bee hotels and houses, I found a yellow…

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Saltspring Island apple festival web site.

Saltspring Island apple festival web site.

This is an awesome achievement.  This web site is a great resource for people who want to learn more about apple varieties.    New Salt…

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Thanks Sue -for sharing these great photos.

Thanks Sue -for sharing these great photos.

Honey bee on thistle Bumble bee Bombus vosnechenskii on thistle- Chilliwack BC

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Enough air to breathe...

Enough air to breathe…

from Denise S.I’ve often wondered how mason bees, both in the wild and in provided nesting tubes, get enough air to breathe as they develop. …

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Early August update

Early August update

Summer is well on the way now.  Summer mason bees are about, collecting pollen from various summer flowers like Oregano.  These bees are a lot…

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