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Old 05-06-2013, 10:57 PM   #11
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Honored!

The title of the thread is 'Lazy ways for native bees'. I'm thinking that your approach takes that thought to its highest level.

Although I have been hearing rumors about an approach where the hollow stems are just left in place ...
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Although I have been hearing rumors about an approach where the hollow stems are just left in place ...
LOL! So, there s a method even more lazy than mine!
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Thanks for the extensive Mason Bee information. I don't have any honey bees in my are, and my Bumbles really took a hit last year. Usually Bumble Bees are plentiful, but last summer they were scarce!

The drill bit explanation was very helpful!

I'm doing whatever I can to help the native Mason Bees along.
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Old 02-21-2014, 11:46 AM   #14
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We did another mason bee presentation last night and the questions asked reminded me of this thread, so I thought it would be a good time to bring it back up.

I'm seeing a quite a few posts about something called 'Spring' and that's the time to put out nesting blocks for mason bees.
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This is a great thread! Thanks for reviving it, because I missed it the first time.
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This is a great thread! Thanks for reviving it, because I missed it the first time.
I think we should all revive our favorite threads.
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