Order now for next season.
Beediverse mason bees are packaged in small cardboard packages. 20 cocoons fit into two cardboard boxes (10 cocoons/box + a few extra). One order consists of 20 cocoons. One order is usually sufficient to start your mason bee colony. If you would like to see them flying around or need better pollination, order 2 or more orders of 20 cocoons. These small boxes fit neatly into all our Beediverse mason bee homes.
*If you have an excess number of nesting tubes/straws with mason bees or mason bee cocoons that you have harvested out of nests, and would like to have these bees distributed to other enthusiastic gardeners, please contact us for details.
This Box provides a protected nest environment, nesting tunnels, leafcutter bees and a harvesting tool. everything you need to welcome Leafcutter Bees into your garden. Pollinate your summer plants.
- Open cardboard box at one end and place between wall and sticks glued to floor of wooden box.
- Close lid of wooden box.
- In late fall remove wooden dowel with red tag.
- Push wood dowel through nesting holes to remove new leafcutter bee cocoons.
- Empty all nesting holes in readiness for spring.
- Store harvested leafcutter bee cocoons in wooden box.
Leafcutter bees pollinate flowers during the summer months when temperatures are above 20°C/70°F. These bees use tiny pieces of leaf and flowers to line their nesting tunnels.
Includes: home, nesting tunnels, emerging space and leafcutter bees.
Buy mason bees now and receive them in Nov 2014 ready for next season.
For each order you receive 20 cocoons + a few extra. in two small cardboard boxes. Mason bee cocoons are packaged in 2 small cardboard boxes for setting out in the same or different mason bee homes.
Includes 20 cocoons (two packages of 10).
The Spring Mason Bee Osmia lignaria, is a friendly early spring pollinator. It emerges when tree fruit blossoms and blueberry blossoms are open early and mid spring.