Here in the Prairie Habitat Garden, we are certainly blessed to have so many bees visiting our garden on a daily basis. In effort to make our garden even more bee friendly, we have installed a nest for bees to lay their eggs. As you can see from the photo above, the nest contains holes of various sizes. It’s our hope that bees will use the tubes to lay their eggs and provide the garden with an ongoing supply of bees. The bee nest is attached to a re-purposed cedar planter that can hold a few bee nests, should they prove effect for attracting bees. The type of bees that are drawn to this type of nest are non-aggressive bees that are also not territorial, so it is perfectly safe for them to inhabit the same space we do.
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