Insect House

gratis patience We put up a little Insect House box a couple of months ago and it is now seeing some action. Spiders are hiding between the canes and the bees love it.

The leaf cutter bees appear to really like the cut bamboo canes

I'll Have This One

They bask in the sun on top

Leaf Cutter Bee

And build their nest in them too

Leaf Cutter Bee Nest

Other bees are using it as well, such as this Wool Carder Bee.

Ger Off My Land!

Not sure if it’s defending the territory or building the nest, but either way it doesn’t look happy.

Wool Carder Bee Close Up