545.60B Highrise -a 2 Season home
Buy this product with summer leafcutter bees and receive your mason bee cocoons in Nov after fall harvest.
NEW PRODUCT! includes nests for two kinds of bees.
Mason bees and leafcutter bees (included with this bee home, are two bee species that will pollinate flowers from spring through to the summer months. Both fruit trees and vegetables will be pollinated by these bees.
Two different nests are available for these two species of bees.
A space adjacent to the nesting tunnels is a great place to set out your box of bee cocoons. Open box in late winter, and let bees emerge when temperatures warm up in the spring.
The predator guard, protects the developing young from being eaten by birds and rodents.
Includes: Wooden highrise with cedar roof, Nesting block with 160 tunnels, suitable for up to 160 females, Cocoon Emerging room under roof, Predator guard, Dowel tool and 50 leafcutter bee cocoons. Also included are 60 nesting tubes for early spring mason bees.
Leafcutter bees cut tiny pieces of leaf and flower petals to create a safe place for their new offspring. Leafcutter bees require warm temperatures of at least 20C / 70F to become active and pollinate flowers. Directions:
- Prior to setting out Highrise, push nesting block tight against back of the wooden Highrise.
- Place in a sunny spot, safe from wind and rain.
- Place at eye level so bees can be watched going to and from their flower patch.