We want to have a honey bee hive on our homestead but it seems that it may not be possible this year because there is a shortage of bees in Ontario and Quebec. I was telling a co-worker about this and she suggested Mason Bees. I said “What are Mason Bees?” She dug into her bag and pulled out a magazine that had a cool article explaining what mason bees are. Well as usual, Julie and I went off on a tangent and did a whole bunch of research and we decided that our lives wouldn’t be complete until we had Mason Bee homes.
There is ton’s of information available online but here’s a condensed summary. Continue reading