Using Recycled Materials Build Bee Homes

This step by step tutorial of using recycled materials build bee homes is an incredible thing us humans can do to create sanctuary for a much need species of animal that pollinates our fruits and vegetables. Our very food system depends greatly on the act of bees pollinating our gardens to grow food.

Pollination is the process by which pollen is transferred from the anther (male part) to the stigma (female part) of the plant, thereby enabling fertilization and reproduction.

Mason bees are non-stinging and are famous pollinators and they needs safe homes to rest and regroup.

Did you know that you can create a bee watering hole when they can sip without the risk of drowning by placing marbles in a pan filled with water ?

You will need for this project:

  • Newspaper

  • Clean soup can with lid removed

  • Ruler

  • Pencil

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Using Recycled Materials Build Bee Homes

Using Recycled Materials Build Bee Homes

Click here to read about how to build using recycled materials build bee homes diy project:

http://existentialgardener.com/2009/05/08/diy-mason-bee-homes-using-recycled-materials-to-create-bee-condos/

 

and here is yet another do it yourself building project to make homes for bees:

http://www.instructables.com/id/mason-bee-hotel/
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