NEWS - Martha Stewart Article - This Company Lets You Rent Bees to Bulk Up Your Local Pollinator Population

March 25, 2020 2 Comments

NEWS - Martha Stewart Article - This Company Lets You Rent Bees to Bulk Up Your Local Pollinator Population

Washington-based Rent Mason Bees makes it easy to host non-aggressive native species over the spring and summer by shipping you a kit with everything you need for just $60.

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Rent Mason Bees
Rent Mason Bees

March 31, 2020

Hi Rose, We just offer a rental program that comes with the bees and the equipment.

Why rent? The simple answer is: You do buy the mason bees, but are renting the nesting block. We are the only company in the country where you can rent mason bees because we are looking for hosts to make more mason bee babies that form into cocoons. At the end of the season it is important to clean your cocoons and sterilize your nesting block, but when you Rent, you simply mail your nesting block full of baby bees/cocoons back to us and we harvest and clean the cocoons and then put them safely into hibernation over the winter. The following Spring, healthy bees are given to farmers all over the Western United States to help them pollinate their crops and make more food. The results are: you’re helping pollinate your yard, put healthy bees back into the ecosystem and are helping farmers make more food.

rose m blanc
rose m blanc

March 31, 2020

CAN WE JUST BUY THE TUBE SHOWN AS WE HAVE THE REST OF THE SUPPLIES?

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