Nurturing Mason Bees in Your Backyard in Western Oregon

An overview of mason bee basic biology and life cycle, and detailed descriptions of what is needed to start keeping mason bees, including desirable plants, nesting sites and types of nests, and caring for the cocoons over fall and winter. There are many helpful color photos throughout.

EM 9130    Published February 2016    8 pages


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I put up a Mason bee house in northern Maine. We just had an 8 month winter. I'm interested in hearing more about winter bee care.

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