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October – Mason bee maintenance

Its time to clean of a mason bee house (paper nesting tubes) Gently open up the paper nesting tubes to reveal the mason bee cocoons. Uses scissors if necessary. Remove the nesting houses from the wall and clean thoroughly. Once dry store in a cool dark place ready for March Gently using your fingers, remove […]

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Life is all about perspectives. How we view an item or subject. Take a dandelion – always treated as a weed, but if you look closely and consider it’s medicinal merits, it’s nourishing bee pollen or it’s architectural structure and suddenly it’s no longer something to be removed from the garden but a life giving resource. The same goes for any ...