Solitary Cavity-Nesting Bees

Did you know there are over 20,000 known bee species in the world?

Less than 10% of all bees are social, like honey bees and bumble bees. The other 90% are solitary bees.

 

Learn more about this diverse group of bees!

 


  • GET STARTED BUYING GUIDE

    This guide covers the fundamental questions about solitary bees and provides step-by-step guidance to help you become a successful bee raiser.

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEE DIVERSITY

    In the simplest sense, the greater the diversity of bees, the better the pollination! With 20,000 known bee species in the world, and 4,000 native to the United States - the bee world is highly diverse!

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  • WHAT ARE SOLITARY CAVITY-NESTING BEES?

    Cavity-nesting bees build their nests inside holes left behind by insects, in hollow stems of plants, and artificial bee houses and hotels. Healthy populations of solitary bees are a great way to increase pollination rates in your yard and garden!

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