My name is Dr Margriet Dogterom and am the founder and owner of Beediverse. I write this blog for all who love bees and who want to learn more about these wonderful creatures.

I have been busy harvesting all my cocoons, cleaning cocoons and nests, doing mason bee workshops and getting ready for the busy December and spring seasons.

November is the beginning of the real winter season, and unless you have already dealt with your mason bees, this is a good time to open your mason bee nesting tunnels, harvest mason bee cocoons and clean the nest.

Of course there are a lot of details that are missing from this list, but the above list is an overview.

Winter is hibernation time

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