Feb 13 2023

How To Build A Mason Bee House

How To Build A Mason Bee House

Mason Bee House

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Often when people think of ‘keeping bees’ they think only of honey bees, honey and hives. This is one kind of bee for the city, but there’s also another kind of bees–mason bees. Bees can be very beneficial to your garden and here’s how to build a Mason bee house to make them feel right at home.

Keeping native non-stinging mason bees even in urban spaces is a surprisingly easy way to help the environment, and it’s also an inexpensive and educational project for kids. Different bee species prefer different kinds of accommodations but you can get started, and learn a lot, with this info on the Mason bee. The best news is that these hyper-efficient air pollinators will do wonders for your fruit crops and gardens!

How To Build A Mason Bee House