Mason Bee Location

nickrosesnApril 18, 2014

I put up a mason bee house on April 6th and still no activity yet. I have it facing North East and about 5'5" above the ground. Should I place it in a different location. I do have a spot that faces South East and 3' or less in height.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

They look for places with morning sun.

They need to warm up in the sun to start feeding, so the SE location would be better.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 12:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Colony Collapse Disorder
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I was just forwarded...
Bee identification
This large bee was attacking honeybees and bumblebees...
Will Rosemary attract bees?
I am planning a small bed at my daughter's school and...
Should You Destroy Hornet Nests?
Ok, ok, ok... I know this is a beekeeping forum and...
Is this a mining bee?
East central Illinois. Mid-August on a cone flower...
jim_1 Zone 5B Illinois
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™