Another project for the summer "To Do" list ~ Insect Hotel! This will house many Mason and leafcutter bees. The chicken wire is to deter woodpeckers who will consume the larva and also to prevent the canes and drilled wood from falling out.
Masonry Bees that are so integral to our ecosystem. Unlike honeybees or bumble bees, the Masonry Bee is a solitary bee. It has no queen or worker bees. They don’t produce honey or beeswax. Other than mating, their soul purpose is to pollinate.