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270.35 COZY Cedar home-made in BC

A stately way to begin with mason bees!  Add mason bees to your order.  Your Lodge will be shipped shortly after ordering.  Your mason bees will be shipped in Nov, after harvest.

 

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A beautiful cedar home for your mason bees. Ready to hang in your garden!
Suitable for Small Gardens and new Mason Bee keepers.
Each Cosy home Includes:

  • One Cosy home
  • 35 Ezy harvest cardboard nesting tubes, 6 inches long

Our NEW COZY is "move-in ready" for Mason Bees. Mount on the sunny side of a house or garden shed (preferably facing East) and bees will soon settle in. Modest in size, it’s a perfect first mason bee house, great in the classroom and an ideal gift for gardeners.

The COZY comes with 35, one-time-use nesting tubes where bees nest and lay eggs. In the fall, unroll the nesting tubes to harvest and clean the cocoons. The cocoons can over winter in the cottage, then emerge and move into fresh nesting straws in the spring.

Like all Beediverse products, it is durable, attractive and easy to clean. Manufactured in BC from BC grown western red cedar. It is made to last many seasons.

Dimensions of COZY: 20 x 15 x 23 cm or 7.9 x 6 x 9 inches
Materials: cardboard and cedar.

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Price: from $48.00

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1802.15 Starter Cottage

A sturdy home for mason bees.  Contains 15 nesting tubes.  Front door allows bees into this bee home and keeps predators out.

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Economical Gift! Ready to hang in your garden!
Suitable for Small Gardens, new Mason Bee keepers.

Each cottage Includes:

  • One Cottage
  • 20 cardboard nesting tubes, 6 inches long

Our Starter Cottage is "move-in ready" for Mason Bees. Set out on the sunny side of a house or garden shed (preferably East facing) and bees will soon settle in. Modest in size and price, it’s a perfect first mason bee house, great in the classroom and an ideal gift for gardeners.

The front panel removes for easy cleaning and maintenance. When in place, the panel protects bees from predating woodpeckers, mice and parasitic wasps.

The Starter Cottage comes with 20, one-time-use nesting straws where the bees nest and lay eggs. In the fall, unroll the nesting tubes to harvest and clean the cocoons. The cocoons can over winter in the cottage, then emerge and move into fresh nesting straws in the spring.

Like all Beediverse products, the Starter Cottage is durable, attractive, easy to clean, and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.

Dimensions of Cottage: 20 x 10 x 10 cm or 7.9 x 3.9 x 3.9 inches
Materials: cardboard,wood, metal
Mason Bee cocoons not included

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Price: from $24.95

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340.72 Highrise Home

Tall with a functioning attic for safely storing your mason bee cocoons.

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As an option add bees and a colourful predator guard to your order.  If you order mason bees,your Highrise will be shipped shortly after ordering.  Your mason bees will be shipped in Nov, after harvest.

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This video is about setting up a Highrise in a small orchard.


The Highrise is our LARGEST HOUSE- suitable for large gardens, small orchards and mason bee keeping enthusiasts.

Like all Beediverse products, the Highrise is durable, attractive, easy-to-clean and made from sustainable resources to lasts many summers. Lift the hinged roof to reveal a special emerging room for cocoons. When mature bees emerge in spring they take up residence in nesting tunnels below.

A slightly pitched roof sheds water and the overhang protects the bees from wind, rain and hot sun. The hinged roof protects cocoons while emerging in the attic.

The Highrise includes our Quicklock Corn Nesting Trays 72. Just slide out the trays in the fall for cleaning, and replace the cleaned trays ready for spring.

Nesting trays are made from environmentally friendly corn material in colours or shades of certain colours that help bees find their nests. Each tray has 6 grooves. When paired, the trays form tunnels where Mason Bees nest and lay their eggs. In the fall, pop the trays apart, and gently slide out the cocoons with our Bee Scoop.

 

You can add our large fanciful Predator Guard to protect bees from woodpeckers and wasps.

Choose from the color options below:




Outside dimensions: 30 x 20 x 13 cm or 8x 11.75x 5 inches
Materials: solid wood, corn material, plastic Includes:

  • 24 interlocking pieces, with 72 tunnels, suitable for up to 72 females and 430 eggs, Emerging room. Optional: coloured predator guard.
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Price: from $68.50

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108.05 Viewing Box

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As an option add bees to your order

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Suitable for All mason bee keepers! Available October 1 2011 This handcrafted Viewing -box has a neatly fitting lid that can be lifted up for easy viewing. Children can watch bee larvae busy seating pollen, develop through the summer and fall, spin their cocoons, and hibernate during the winter. Look inside the viewing box during the spring and summer, by briefly lifting up the lid. Bees will not be disturbed when opening the nest for short periods of time. The Beediverse Viewing Box is durable, attractive, easy to clean and maintain, and made from sustainable resources to last many summers. Set viewing box out on a shelf, where mason bees are likely to find the nest.

  • Includes: Box with hinged lid, Tray for up to 6 females and 36 eggs
Materials: solid wood Mason bee cocoons are not included with this product.
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Open viewing box showing tray with transparent top
Open viewing box, with blanket cover pulled back to show nesting tunnels with transparent top for easy viewing. Hole located at the side of box is the exit and entrance way for the mason bees
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Viewing box opened showing blanket-cover that sits over nesting tray
Top of viewing box with a collage of photos of items that can be seen inside the nesting tunnels. It includes a photo of male mason bees and a pollen lump with an egg on top

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231.10 Chalet home

Long lasting and attractive.  Click More Details to see video
As an option add bees to your order.  Your Chalet will be shipped shortly after ordering.  Your mason bees will be shipped in Nov, after harvest.

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About Mason Bees

Suitable for small gardens and balcony gardens.
Great for new Mason Bee keepers. Ready for easy viewing of bees at work
Includes:

  • Chalet wooden structure, trays with 30 tunnels, suitable for up to 30 females and 180 eggs

You can hang the Chalet, or mount it on a wall of a shed or building. Then watch these busy native pollinators at work in your yard or garden. An overhang at the mouth of the Chalet protects the bees from rain, wind and hot sun.

The Chalet fits our Quicklock Corn Nesting trays 30. Just slide out the trays for fall cleaning, and reinsert the cleaned trays ready for spring.

Nesting trays are made from environmentally friendly corn material in shades of brown and black ( not as shown). Various colors and shades of colors help bees find their nests. Each tray has 6 grooves. When paired, the trays from tunnels where Mason Bees nest and lay their eggs. In the fall, pop the trays apart, and gently slide out the cocoons with our Bee Scoop.

Like all Beediverse Products, the Chalet is durable, attractive, easy-to clean, and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.

Outside dimensions: 20x 20.5 x 18.5 cm or 8 x 7.9 x 7.25 inches
Materials: solid wood, corn material and plastic.



Choose a predator guard with the color of your choice from the list below.

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381.30 Royal Home

Beautiful, long lasting and functional.
Choose color of predator guard and add bees to your order as an option.  If you order mason bees, your Royal will be shipped shortly after ordering.  Your mason bees will be shipped in Nov, after harvest.

 

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381.30 Royal House Cedar finishThe Royal House in Cedar

  • Made from richly grained West coast cedar
  • natural graying decay resistant
  • most suitable for coastal weather



Suitable for small gardens and new beekeepers
The Royal provides everything you need to house Mason Bees in your garden: house, nesting trays, predator guard, and emerging room.
Includes:
  • Trays with 30 tunnels, suitable for up to 30 females and 180 eggs, Predator guard, Emerging room
This Mason Bee House comes with a predator guard that will protect your bees from woodpeckers and parasitic wasps.

Made of solid wood with a peaked roof, the Royal has a beautifully arched front overhang. The overhang protects bees from wind, rain and hot sun. The peaked roof provides space for an emerging room to store cocoons. When the mature bees emerge, they take up residence in the nests below.

The Royal includes our Quicklock Corn Nesting Trays 30. In the fall slide out the trays for cleaning. Then replace cleaned trays and you are ready for spring.

Nesting trays are made from environmentally friendly corn material with colours that help bees find their nests. Each tray has 6 grooves. When paired, the trays form tunnels where Mason Bees nest and lay their eggs. In the fall, pop trays apart, and gently slide out cocoons with our Bee Scoop.

Like all Beediverse Products, this home is durable, attractive, easy-to clean, and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.

Outside dimensions: 23 x 18.5 x 18.5 cm or 9 x 7.25 x 7.25 inches
Materials: solid wood, corn material, plastic


Choose a predator guard with the color of your choice from the list below.

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214.30 Lodge home

Sturdy and Long lasting.  As an option add bees to your order.  Your Lodge will be shipped shortly after ordering.  Your mason bees will be shipped in Nov, after harvest.

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The Lodge is suitable for small gardens, balcony gardens or new Mason Bee keepers


Ready for easy viewing of bees at work.
Includes:
  • Trays with 30 tunnels, suitable for up to 30 females and 180 eggs

Different shades of balck and brown help bees orient to their nesting tunnel.

You can hang the Lodge, or mount it on a wall of a shed or building. Then watch these busy native pollinators at work in your yard or garden. An overhang at the mouth of the lodge protects the bees from rain, wind and hot sun.

The Lodge fits our Quicklock Corn Nesting trays 30. Just slide out the trays for fall cleaning, and reinsert the cleaned trays ready for spring.

Nesting trays are made from environmentally friendly corn material with colours that help bees find their nests. Each tray has 6 grooves. When paired, the trays from tunnels where Mason Bees nest and lay their eggs. In the fall, pop the trays apart, and gently slide out the cocoons with our Bee Scoop.

Like all Beediverse Products the Lodge is durable, attractive, easy-to clean and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.

Outside dimensions: 20x 20.5 x 18.5 cm or 8 x 7.9 x 7.25 inches
Materials: solid wood, corn material

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Price: from $29.50

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