Native Bee Guide, Third Edition

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This booklet is a step-by-step guide on how to raise solitary, cavity-nesting bees and optimize your garden's potential.


  • 26-pages, full-color.


You will get to know spring mason, summer leafcutter, and wild cavity-nesting bees:

  • Learn why solitary bees are gentle and non-aggressive.
  • Get more food & flowers from increased pollination.
  • Help increase the population of solitary bees.
  • Timetables for raising mason, leafcutter, and wild bees.
  • Steps for harvesting cocoons and incubating leafcutter cocoons.
  • An overview of pests and what to do about them.
  • A summary of bees, nesting material, houses, and accessories.
  • Space for spring and summer bee-raising journals.

Easy to read, this 26-page booklet is a quick reference guide to help gardeners successfully raise spring, summer, and wild bees.

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  • 5
    Excellent booklet for set-up & bee care.

    Posted by LEO YOUNGER on Apr 23rd 2023

    Especially valuable for advance planning of bee installation, maintenance, cocoon harvest, and live storage. Good advice on materials selection.

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