Yes! It is time again for MASON BEE workshops.
- Art Knapps – Courtenay-November 26th, 11am. To sign up please call (250) 334-3024.
- Amsterdam Nursery – Pitt Meadows- November 5th, 2pm. Please call 604 465 6614 to sign up.
Bring your mason bee homes and you can harvest your cocoons under the watchful eye of Dr. Margriet Dogterom. These workshops are FREE. Dr Margriet Dogterom, owner of Beediverse will show you how to harvest and store your mason bee cocoons. If you are new at this hobby, she will do a ‘show and tell’ and go over what you need to start with Mason bees. Bring your questions too.
Pictures of a candling dish to hold cocoons after washing. Quicklock nesting trays are easy to open, clean and get ready for next spring.
Let us know about local seminars so we can let others know about these events. Ask your local stores to have a mason bee workshop. Try:
- Garden Stores
- Wild Bird Stores
- Back Yard Wild Bird Stores