Hexagon native bee house with natural lake reeds - PICK UP ONLY
Our bestselling native bee house. Made with pine, and designed to be ergonomically correct for raising native bees, with an attic to hold your cocoons before they emerge.
This bee house comes with a mix of mason bee and leafcutter natural lake reeds, so you will be ready to host both types of bees. Each house contains approximately 55 tubes. (leafcutter cocoons will be available in June)
Lake reeds are the prefered home of the native bee. Once they have been used, they will need to be replaced next year. Typically our customers end up spending approx $10 each year on replacement tubes. It's a disadvantage that you'll need to replace the used tubes, but we do see a slightly higher success rate with these tubes, as opposed to the wood tray which is reuseable.
This house is locally made by our employee Heidi's father. It can be painted if you wish, but that should be done at least 1 week before you put your cocoons in it.