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Old 04-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Native Bee Houses

I've been looking into native bee houses and habitat and came across this site.

I love the idea of using salvaged pedestals and corbels!

Can't imagine it would be too difficult to replicate with a good drill. . .


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Old 04-14-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
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Wow, those are some pretty fancy bee houses! (fancy price too!)

Here's another web site with some pretty creative mason bee house ideas.
How to make a Bee Hotel: a house for Mason Bees and other Solitary Bees
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:17 PM   #3
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As nice as those look I think there's a lot of wasted space.

I'd just buy 200 tubes from Knox and set them up in coffee cans.
Knox Cellars Native Pollinators: System 200
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