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Mason Bee Cedar Shelter with Bee Houses

Mason Bee Cedar Shelter with Bee Houses

Deluxe Nesting Box

Mason Bees like to nest where it's dry and protected from weather - under the eaves of a shed or garage.

  • This handsome red cedar shelter holds three of our Standard Mason Bee Nesting Blocks (68 tubes in each block)
  • Easily mounted with pre-drilled holes in back. Screws included
  • Dimensions - 14 ¼" long x 7" tall x 7 ½" deep.
  • Three of our Standard Mason Bee Nesting Blocks are included
  • Mason bees are NOT included

Pollinators play a vital role in our ecosystem, facilitating the reproduction of many plants by transferring pollen from one flower to another. Bees, in particular, are among the most efficient pollinators. However, with bee populations declining worldwide, providing a safe and welcoming habitat for these essential insects has become crucial. The Mason Bee Cedar Shelter is a product designed to do just that.

Understanding the Importance of Bee Shelters

Pollinator habitats, often referred to as bee shelters, provide shelter and nesting sites for solitary bees. Unlike honeybees, which live in colonies, solitary bees like mason bees and leafcutter bees do not have a hive or queen. They live independently and nest in holes or cavities they find in nature. Bee shelters are designed to mimic these natural nesting sites, offering a safe environment for solitary bees to lay their eggs and raise their young.

Features of the Mason Bee Cedar Shelter

  1. Sustainably Sourced Materials: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" is crafted from sustainably sourced cedar wood. This eco-friendly choice ensures that the product has a minimal impact on the environment, aligning with the principles of responsible gardening and conservation.

  2. Multiple Nesting Tubes: This bee shelter features multiple nesting tubes, each providing an ideal nesting site for solitary bees. These tubes are carefully designed to mimic the size and shape of natural cavities that solitary bees seek out for nesting.

  3. Durable Construction: The bee shelter is built to last, with sturdy construction that can withstand the elements and provide shelter for bees season after season. Its durability ensures that it will continue to benefit your garden and support local pollinators for years to come.

  4. Hanging Design: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" is designed to be easily hung in your garden or outdoor space. Its convenient hanging design allows you to place it in a location where solitary bees are likely to visit, such as near flowering plants or fruit trees.

Benefits of the Mason Bee Cedar Shelter

  1. Boosts Pollination: By providing a nesting site for solitary bees, this bee shelter enhances pollination in your garden. Solitary bees are excellent pollinators and can significantly increase fruit and vegetable yields.

  2. Supports Biodiversity: Creating a welcoming habitat for solitary bees contributes to biodiversity in your garden. These bees play a vital role in the local ecosystem by pollinating a wide range of plants.

  3. Educational Opportunity: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" can also serve as an educational tool. It offers a unique opportunity to observe the fascinating behavior of solitary bees up close, making it an excellent addition to school gardens or nature education programs.

  4. Environmentally Friendly: Supporting solitary bees through the use of bee shelters is an environmentally friendly choice. It helps counteract the decline in bee populations, which is essential for maintaining healthy ecosystems and food production.

The Mason Bee Cedar Shelter is a valuable addition to any garden or outdoor space. By providing nesting sites for solitary bees, it promotes pollination, biodiversity, and conservation efforts. This sustainable and durable bee shelter not only benefits your garden but also contributes to the well-being of these essential pollinators and the environment as a whole.

See our recent video on how to attract pollinators in the garden.

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Description

Mason Bees like to nest where it's dry and protected from weather - under the eaves of a shed or garage.

  • This handsome red cedar shelter holds three of our Standard Mason Bee Nesting Blocks (68 tubes in each block)
  • Easily mounted with pre-drilled holes in back. Screws included
  • Dimensions - 14 ¼" long x 7" tall x 7 ½" deep.
  • Three of our Standard Mason Bee Nesting Blocks are included
  • Mason bees are NOT included

Pollinators play a vital role in our ecosystem, facilitating the reproduction of many plants by transferring pollen from one flower to another. Bees, in particular, are among the most efficient pollinators. However, with bee populations declining worldwide, providing a safe and welcoming habitat for these essential insects has become crucial. The Mason Bee Cedar Shelter is a product designed to do just that.

Understanding the Importance of Bee Shelters

Pollinator habitats, often referred to as bee shelters, provide shelter and nesting sites for solitary bees. Unlike honeybees, which live in colonies, solitary bees like mason bees and leafcutter bees do not have a hive or queen. They live independently and nest in holes or cavities they find in nature. Bee shelters are designed to mimic these natural nesting sites, offering a safe environment for solitary bees to lay their eggs and raise their young.

Features of the Mason Bee Cedar Shelter

  1. Sustainably Sourced Materials: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" is crafted from sustainably sourced cedar wood. This eco-friendly choice ensures that the product has a minimal impact on the environment, aligning with the principles of responsible gardening and conservation.

  2. Multiple Nesting Tubes: This bee shelter features multiple nesting tubes, each providing an ideal nesting site for solitary bees. These tubes are carefully designed to mimic the size and shape of natural cavities that solitary bees seek out for nesting.

  3. Durable Construction: The bee shelter is built to last, with sturdy construction that can withstand the elements and provide shelter for bees season after season. Its durability ensures that it will continue to benefit your garden and support local pollinators for years to come.

  4. Hanging Design: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" is designed to be easily hung in your garden or outdoor space. Its convenient hanging design allows you to place it in a location where solitary bees are likely to visit, such as near flowering plants or fruit trees.

Benefits of the Mason Bee Cedar Shelter

  1. Boosts Pollination: By providing a nesting site for solitary bees, this bee shelter enhances pollination in your garden. Solitary bees are excellent pollinators and can significantly increase fruit and vegetable yields.

  2. Supports Biodiversity: Creating a welcoming habitat for solitary bees contributes to biodiversity in your garden. These bees play a vital role in the local ecosystem by pollinating a wide range of plants.

  3. Educational Opportunity: The "Mason Bee Cedar Shelter" can also serve as an educational tool. It offers a unique opportunity to observe the fascinating behavior of solitary bees up close, making it an excellent addition to school gardens or nature education programs.

  4. Environmentally Friendly: Supporting solitary bees through the use of bee shelters is an environmentally friendly choice. It helps counteract the decline in bee populations, which is essential for maintaining healthy ecosystems and food production.

The Mason Bee Cedar Shelter is a valuable addition to any garden or outdoor space. By providing nesting sites for solitary bees, it promotes pollination, biodiversity, and conservation efforts. This sustainable and durable bee shelter not only benefits your garden but also contributes to the well-being of these essential pollinators and the environment as a whole.

See our recent video on how to attract pollinators in the garden.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 9.25 lb

Dimensions: 14.5"L x 9.5"W x 7.0"H

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    Active Ingredient : Beneficial Insect
    Application Season : Fall
    Application Season : Spring
    Application Season : Winter

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    Customer Reviews

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    Robin
    Fingers crossed

    Easy to follow directions and information. Super easy to put up. Fingers crossed we find tenants. We have a lot of fruit trees but need more bees.

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    instantdreams
    doesn't work at all

    we have plenty of bees but they won't touch this plastic tube.

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    Buttrcpmdw
    Bundled savings

    Ordered this item because it included 3 nesting tubes with inserts and a shelter for less than buying supplies separately. For $65 I was hoping the simple cedar shelter was more fortified. I will need to tighten up the big gaps from the warped boards that were used, but I will still use it in the garden. Adding this item to our four other Mason bee houses on our property.

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    T.Morell
    Great price

    This Mason Bee house was priced 1/3 of those I found at local stores. Easy to put up with the screws included, and the overhang keeps the bee tubes dry. I'm looking forward to watching them be filled by the bees year after year.

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