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Did You Know Mason Bee Mandibles Aren’t Strong Enough to Chew Wood?

Many people confuse mason bees with carpenter bees. They are both solitary bees, but mason bee mandibles aren’t strong enough to cut wood. They rely on pre-made holes that birds or insects have made or utilize our nesting blocks that are custom made to fit mason bees perfectly. Mason bees use their mandibles to collect mud to lay their eggs and then plug their holes.

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Mason bees
visit up to
2,000
flowers a day
400 Mason bees
do the work of
40,000
honey bees
One Mason bee
block can hold
500
eggs
Farmers
release
1,000
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