BeeDiverse Bee Houses
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BeeDiverse Bee Houses:
BeeDiverse Bee Houses are durable, attractive, easy-to-clean and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.
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.
Ready for your gardenOur starter beehouse suitable for small gardens and new mason bee keepers:
Suitable for: Small Gardens, new Mason Bee keepers:
Our Starter Cottage is “move-in ready” for Mason Bees. It’s a perfect first Mason Bee house, great in the classroom and an ideal gift for gardeners.
Mount on the sunny side of a house or garden shed and bees will soon settle in. 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 winter in the cottage, then emerge and move into fresh nesting straws in the spring.
Easy maintenance & anti-predator: the front panel not only removes easily for cleaning but when in place, protects bees from predating woodpeckers, mice and parasitic wasps.
Like all Beediverse products, the Starter Cottage is durable, attractive, easy to clean, and made from sustainable resources to last many summers.
The Starter Cottage is ready to mount in your garden and comes with 20 cardboard nesting tunnels. Everything you need for your first season with Mason Bees.
Includes: Starter Cottage with 20 Cardboard Nesting Tubes 4.5 long, suitable for 20 bees & their offspring
Mason Bee cocoons not included.
What are Mason Bees?
Mason bee, Osmia lignaria, also known as the blue orchard bee, is friendly and an efficient pollinator for fruit such as apple, cherry, almond and blueberry. Beediverse houses are an excellent way to encourage these pollinators into your garden.
What type of system do Beediverse use to manage mason bees?
Mason bee nests at Beediverse are based on the Stacked Tray-System (STS) that consists of stacked pieces of plastic or wood Quicklock trays with grooves. These create nesting tunnels when stacked. Our nests are designed to be taken apart in the fall for cleaning and to rid of any harmful pests. With 20 years of experience in Mason Bee keeping, Beediverse offers top-quality, durable and long-lasting products carefully designed to suit the needs of our customers.
Go GREEN! Beediverse nests are based on the Quicklock system that is durable, attractive and re-useable season after season.
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