An urban home for bees that's simple and affordable!
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The Mason Bee House makes it easy for urbanites to promote local bee populations. Made form long-lasting and renewable bamboo, this affordable urban beehive can hang almost anywhere. This simple solution can increase productivity in your own garden or a local urban farm.
Differing from honey bees, Mason bees do not sting or produce honey but are great pollinators. Female Mason bees will inhabit the bamboo, filling the tubes with eggs, and then nectar and pollen for their young to feast on.
Coolest Things About the Mason Bee House: It's made from a renewable resource, will last for years and can hang just about anywhere (outside of course). Also priced under $20!
Perfect Gift Idea For: Your favorite urban farmer, suburbanite gardner or novice apiarist. Also a great gift idea for kids who are interested in the natural world.
How You Can Get One: Can be purchased at Gardners.com.
Mason Bee Image Credit: Kesh Kaushal