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Can't wait to try out my bee hotel in the Spring. Designed in collaboration with Kate MacRae (WildlifeKate) and constructed by my talented brother-in-law, who's an engineer. Basically a box with an aluminium-covered roof and nine wooden blocks 3" x 3" x6". Block A: Mixture - 7mm & 8mm holes Block B: Mixture - 2mm to 10mm holes Block C: Soft mortar with 2mm to 10mm holes Block D: 2" hole with paper "bee tubes" Block E: 2" hole with bamboo stems....

Can't wait to try out my bee hotel in the Spring. Designed in collaboration with Kate MacRae (WildlifeKate) and constructed by my talented brother-in-law, who's an engineer. Basically a box with an aluminium-covered roof and nine wooden blocks 3" x 3" x6". Block A: Mixture - 7mm & 8mm holes Block B: Mixture - 2mm to 10mm holes Block C: Soft mortar with 2mm to 10mm holes Block D: 2" hole with paper "bee tubes" Block E: 2" hole with bamboo stems....

Another of my garden bee-hotels. Drilled wooden blocks; 2-10mm holes. Bottom block has Red Mason Bee nests from 2014.

Another of my garden bee-hotels. Drilled wooden blocks; 2-10mm holes. Bottom block has Red Mason Bee nests from 2014.

Is your garden complete with a Mason Bee house yet? Why you need a Mason Bee house next to your garden...

Is your garden complete with a Mason Bee house yet? Why you need a Mason Bee house next to your garden...

Butterflies, bees and bugs of all kinds can coexist in this beautiful insect hotel. There's a place for everyone to over-winter...

Butterflies, bees and bugs of all kinds can coexist in this beautiful insect hotel. There's a place for everyone to over-winter...

Urban Bee Box. Help bees and enhance pollination in your garden with this bee nester.;[];

Urban Bee Box. Help bees and enhance pollination in your garden with this bee nester.;[];

DIY: Mason Bee house (for a more productive garden!)

DIY: Mason Bee house (for a more productive garden!)

Orchard Mason Bees ~ Valuable pollinators

Orchard Mason Bees ~ Valuable pollinators

Mason Bee house. Great tutorial.They aren't aggressive like honey bees and don't sting unless you torture them. They are much more efficient at pollinating compared to their continental cousins. Two of the types of solitary bees we see in this region are Leaf-cutter Bees(Megachile spp.) and Mason Bees (Osmia spp.)One third of this country's honey bees disappeared last year, on top of the third of their population lost the year before--a frightening proposition for anyone who eats.

Mason Bee house. Great tutorial.They aren't aggressive like honey bees and don't sting unless you torture them. They are much more efficient at pollinating compared to their continental cousins. Two of the types of solitary bees we see in this region are Leaf-cutter Bees(Megachile spp.) and Mason Bees (Osmia spp.)One third of this country's honey bees disappeared last year, on top of the third of their population lost the year before--a frightening proposition for anyone who eats.

Backyard Boarding House How a Power Drill Can Attract Pollinators - Murphy-P9025709.jpg

Backyard Boarding House How a Power Drill Can Attract Pollinators - Murphy-P9025709.jpg

Mason Bee House - gardenfuzzgarden.com~~can't find the correct link

Mason Bee House - gardenfuzzgarden.com~~can't find the correct link