Mason Bee House on Raspberry Trellis. To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.
To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.
Mason Bee House Boost your gardens productivity by providing a happy home for peaceful, non-stinging Mason bees. Slightly smaller than honeybees, mason bees are incredible pollinators. Each one visits as many as 1000 blooms per day — 20 times as many as a
Masonry Bees that are so integral to our ecosystem. Unlike honeybees or bumble bees, the Masonry Bee is a solitary bee. It has no queen or worker bees. They don’t produce honey or beeswax. Other than mating, their soul purpose is to pollinate.
Mason Bees: Besides the minimal cost and upkeep, mason bees are the top pollination specialists. Studies conducted in netted orchards have shown that 250 female mason bees can pollinate apples as effectively as 50,000 honey-bees! Now that’s pollination at its best! These little guys will rarely wander very far from their home and are easy to care for. Mason bees don't make honey; instead they help produce great crops of fruit, berries, and vegetables. Fat Dog Farms sells Mason bees and…
Mason Bee House by Alexandra Kennedy, familyfun: Due to disease and other factors, bee populations are declining, and fewer pollinating insects means trouble for crops and wild plants alike. You can help counteract this trend by building a simple home for