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Gentle-natured, rarely stinging bee
A friendly garden companion, this gentle bee doesn't mind curious people. It rarely stings, except in defense of its life. If you can get stung, it's about the same as a mosquito bite. You won't need special clothing to have fun watching this lively pollinator.
Amazing pollinator for spring food and flowers
This tiny, busy bee outperforms her honey bee cousin for pollinating spring fruits, nuts and flowers. One mason bee can pollinate 12 lbs. of cherries, a task that takes 60 honey bees! A key reason is her hairy body easily collects dry pollen. As it falls off on each flower, 99.7% of visited flowers are pollinated.
Easy to raise, and protects our food supply
You'll love the ease and joy of raising mason bees. It takes just a couple hours of care each year. Even better, under our Bee BuyBack program, we'll trade free tubes/reeds for your extra mason bee cocoons. Why? We need more of these awesome bees to supplement the troubled honey bee. Rehoming your bees with other gardeners and farmers, increases the mason bee population. Together, we can help our bees so vital for pollinating 1/3 of our food supply.
Get Started with one of our bee house kits
Choosing one of our bee house kits is a simple and inexpensive way to get started raising mason bees. Kits include the house, bees and supplies you'll need for success. Reserve your mason bees now! Spring availability is limited.Get Started
Our passion is raising mason bees and other solitary bees to increase garden yields. Our vision is to change the way we pollinate to protect our environment and sustain our food supply. Join us on our pollinator journey! Our Mission