Mason Bee Houses For your Yard or Deck

We did this fun project last Fall, to attract and provide homes for our Native Mason Bees. It is a simple project. I am posting a video with instructions. We each put our own custom touches on the ones we made, with non-toxic paint, you can do this or leave them the natural wood. I encourage everyone to help save and protect our wonderful little pollinators, they work hard for us, to bring us our amazing bounty of food.
What you will need: 4x4 non-treated post, drill with 3/4 inch bit, shingle or other piece of wood for roof, be sure to add a little overhang for protection. Non-toxic paint, if you choose to paint the homes.
mason bee houses for your yard or deck, diy, outdoor living, The bare Mason Bee home prior to our painting
The bare Mason Bee home, prior to our painting.
mason bee houses for your yard or deck, diy, outdoor living, Our finished Bee homes custom painted with non toxic paint
Our finished Bee homes, custom painted with non-toxic paint.
mason bee houses for your yard or deck, diy, outdoor living, Our finished Bee homes custom painted with non toxic paint
Our finished Bee homes, custom painted with non-toxic paint.
mason bee houses for your yard or deck, diy, outdoor living, Our finished Bee homes custom painted with non toxic paint
Our finished Bee homes, custom painted with non-toxic paint.
mason bee houses for your yard or deck, diy, outdoor living, Our finished Bee homes custom painted with non toxic paint
Our finished Bee homes, custom painted with non-toxic paint.
Hollphi@originsoregon
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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