My mason bees, 2013

Discussion in 'Mason & other alternative bees' started by Omie, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Omie

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  2. blueblood

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    Interesting experiment...looking forward to the results...

    I have a mason bee post in my field where I drilled several holes in the side of 4 portions of 2x4's. It took a season but then I started to see the holes being filled. I just let them go at it naturally.
     

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    thanks omie for this thread and post. i appreciate it....:grin:
     
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    great video omie!
    what are the paper sacks you have hanging next to the nesting boxes?
     
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    thank you omie for the update and video, incredible!
     
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    Very interesting. Where do you get your paper tubes? I have been seeing a few of them here on our property. Tom
     
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    Thank you Omie, Very interesting site. I have book marked it for further research. Tom
     
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    Two questions from an unindoctrinated----Do the females lay in the same tube till it's filled (as opposed to laying randomly in any tube that has space) and where do the males hang out?
     
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    Thanks for the interesting thread - I had no idea you could interact with or help wild bees! Learned a new topic today, thanks!