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  1. Alternative Pollinators
    Life got busy and I did not harvest my mason bee cocoons yet. I collected all the tubes and stored in a cool garage since November. I typically harvest and store cocoons in frig until spring. Am I too late to harvest now and store until blossoms appear in my orchard? I live in Pacific Northwest.
  2. Alternative Pollinators
    I got around to cleaning out my nesting blocks and was surprised at 90% losses this year. Actually I wasn't too surprised as I did a few things differently and the neighbors pivoting irrigation system drenched my nesting blocks for half the summer. 90% losses is staggering but lessons were...
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