Author Archives: Crown Bees

Introducing Native Hole-Nesting Bees to Your Garden (Crown Bees part 1)

Blue orchard mason bee
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How to Support Your Garden and Bee Community Without the Effort of Raising Honeybees This is the first of three useful guest posts by our pollinator-supporting friends over at Crown Bees of Woodinville, Washington. Planting a food garden is a labor of love. Gardeners put a lot of time and effort into the work of […]

How to Successfully Raise Mason and Leafcutter Bees (Crown Bees part 2)

Garden Tower Bee Cabin Leafcutter
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Crown Bees

Crown Bees Guest Blog, Part 2 This is the second of three guest blogs by our pollinator-supporting friends over at Crown Bees of Woodinville, Washington. Mason and leafcutter bees are solitary hole-nesting bees. They carry pollen loose and dry on their hairy bellies, which makes them effective pollinators. Both types of bees are easy to […]