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Summer Mason Bee Homes are suited for the small summer mason bee species. There are hundreds of summer mason bee species, often 3 or more are in any garden.

These homes contain one of two types of nesting material.

1) Corrugated cardboard- 100 nesting holes- replaced after use

2) Styrofoam block designed for leafcutter bees

These attractive homes are ready to give your bees a safe, secure, and protected home.

The smallest and least expensive is the Insect Hotel followed by the Lodge, Chalet, Royal and Highrise.

180.30 Diamond Home for Mason bees

A great way to start with mason bees. Ezy-harvest tubes for spring mason bees and black partitions provide homes for  tiny summer mason bees.

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This Diamond Home is a great way to start with mason bees. It is suitable for small gardens, balcony gardens and simply for starting out with mason bees.

Ready for easy viewing of bees at work.
  • Thirty Ezy harvest nesting tubes are enough nesting tunnels for up to 30 females and 180 eggs

Partitions make it easy for bees to find their home after pollinating flowers.

Hang/mount the Diamond Home 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 Diamond Home protects the bees from rain, wind and hot sun.

In the fall remove tubes that are filled and replace with empty Ezy-harvest tubes. Harvest cocoons after soaking tubes in water. This easily opens tubes for a quick and easy harvest.

An added feature to this home is the black partitions used by the tiny summer mason bees. Leave filled partitions in home and these tiny young summer bees will produce more tiny summer mason bees.

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

Outside dimensions: 14.2 x 14.2 x 20.6 cm or 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches
Materials: solid wood, cardboard, metal hanger

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Price: from $31.55

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619.1828 Chalet *** includes Leafcutter & Mason bees

NEW PRODUCT! includes two kinds of bees.!!

These two bee species 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.

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This Chalet provides nesting tunnels for both spring mason bees and summer leafcutter bees.

The predator guard protects the young developing bees from predators like birds and rodents. This ensures that there are always mason bees in your garden.

Space adjacent to nesting tunnels provides a space for setting the storage box with bee cocoons. When warm weather arrives, bees will emerge and be ready to use the adjacent nesting tunnels.

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Price: from $70.20

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625.2499 Royal mason bee home for Summer Mason Bees

Royal House with a coloured predator guard and with cardboard nesting material.

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Suitable for moderate to large gardens.
Summer Mason Bees frequent gardens between May and September.

There are many species of these smaller summer mason bees and often up to 3 species will nest in the same house. The Royal has a peaked roof and beautifully curved overhang to protect the bees from wind, rain and hot sun.

Each Royal for Summer Mason Bees has an attractive Predator Guard. The Guard fits the front of the Chalet to keep woodpeckers and parasitic wasps away from your Mason Bees.

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

  • Chalet wooden structure, corrugated cardboard with 99+ tunnels, suitable for up to 99+ females, and plastic predator guard.

    The chalet neatly holds the corrugated cardboard roll in place. Just slide out the roll for fall cleaning and harvesting of mason bee cocoons. Unused corrugated cardboard can be re inserted into Chalet. Add more material if needed and your Chalet is ready for spring.

  • OR Chalet wooden structure, wood trays with 24 tunnels, suitable for up to 24 females and 144 eggs, and predator guard.

    Nesting trays are made from environmentally friendly wood. 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.

Materials: Solid Wood & Plastic with either cardboard or solid wood nesting material

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

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Price: from $32.50

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640.645 Highrise for Summer Leafcutter bees & summer Mason Bees

A Highrise is a stately home for summer bees including the leafcutter bee. BASIC includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons and provides nesting holes for Leafcutter bees only. DELUXE includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons and provides nests for both summer mason bees and leafcutter bees. Choose either the BASIC or DELUXE model.   One Highrise includes 50 leafcutter bee cocoons.  Limited supplies.

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STANDARD: This Highrise provides summer mason bees and leafcutter bees with a home behind a protective predator guard. Includes: Wooden highrise with cedar roof, Nesting block with 160 tunnels, suitable for up to 160 females, Cocoon Emerging room under roof, Royal blue Predator guard, Dowel tool and 50 leafcutter bee cocoons..

DELUXE: This Highrise comes fully assembled and has everything you need to welcome Leafcutter Bees into your garden. Includes: 50 leafcutter bee cocoons, corrugated cardboard wrap for small summer mason bee cocoons, Leaf cutter bee nesting tunnels, Harvesting tool for leafcutter bees, Predator guard -blue, Wooden highrise with cedar roof and a Attic for storing cocoons under roof.

This Highrise provides summer mason bees and leafcutter bees with a home. Providing nesting sites for summer mason bees is a good method to increase their numbers in your garden. 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. Nesting trays are made out of wood and routered to make the nesting tunnels. This mason bee house is easy to take apart and clean in readiness for the following spring. Housing is topped with a hinged cedar roof. The attic space below the cedar roof provides a sheltered room for emerging mason bee cocoons. There are many different species of summer mason bees
  • They are present in the garden between May to September
  • After one season it is common to see that 3 different species have nested in the same house
  • Each species nests for about 1 month.
  • 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.
In the fall, pull block of nesting tunnels out of Highrise with the pull tab. Push cocoons out of their nesting tunnels with harvesting tool (dowel with red tab) and store in the wooden box away from rodents.

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Price: from $63.95

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736.49 Leafcutter bee cocoons (50)

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Leafcutter bee cocoons come in packets of 50+ cocoons.

Leafcutter bees pollinate summer flowers including various vegetable crops such as tomatoes, squash and herbs.

Leafcutter bees use tiny pieces of leaves and flower petals to surround their offspring and provide protection against predatory insects. They are solitary bees that use nesting tunnels for producing next year’s offspring.


Price: $27.95

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825.02 Insect Hotel

Great living space for tiny summer mason bees, leafcutter bees and other beneficial insects.

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Insect Hotel
for lacewings, ladybirds, small mason bees and other insects

Free Rent!

Specifically designed to provide shelter and a warm dry haven for lacewings and little wild mason bees to hibernate and breed.

Pieces of wood and insulation protects insects from cold wet weather conditions and predation.



Directions: Place Insect Hotel in a sunny location out of direct rain and wind. East or south facing walls work best. Place it where you can watch insects at the Insect Hotel.

The red predator guard and screen will deter predators such as wood-peckers and mice.



Price: $24.50

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