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VIDEO – How to Open Mason Bee Cocoons

In this video learn how to easily snip the tips off mason bee cocoons to help bees emerge. Sometimes your mason bees need a little help getting out of their thick and hardy cocoons. You can help them by simply snipping the tip off the end of the cocoon. You may find some surprises along the way… like a cocoon full of mono wasps.

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