How to Build a Native Bee House at Home

By Theresa Coates Ellis, Manassas City Council

With overwhelming support for the Bee City USA that I initiated for our City of Manassas, I will be introducing more ideas for our community to do at home as we move forward.

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Here is a great video that I found on the Prince William Master Gardeners with the Virginia Pinterest.  There are a variety of pollinators in our City, but to attract this native — a Mason bee — a non-stinger — build a bee house or hotel.

Here are some other tips for building bee houses and hotels that I found to add to this great video.

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Message or contact me if you have additional questions on facebook, by email Theresa@ManassasTogether.com or my cell 571-247-6729.

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#BeeCityUSABuzz

 

 

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