This Solitary Bee Barn is ideal for attracting / encouraging solitary bees to build-up the number of solitary bees visiting your garden each year to ensure pollination. Made from a solid, FSC timber, the barn features a number of different areas for bees / beneficial insects to nest in. - these friendly bees are safe around children and pets (they rarely sting) and are excellent pollinators. The Red Mason Bee (Osmia rufa) is active in the garden from March to July and is responsible for pollinating top fruit and soft fruit. The Blue Orchard Bee (Osmia lignaria) is active in the garden from May to September and is an effective pollinator of summer flowers, herbs and vegetables.
This Solitary Bee Barn is made from a solid, FSC timber, the barn features a number of different areas for bees / beneficial insects to nest in. Featuring cane bee nesting tubes and a drilled wooden centre designed to attract solitary bees like the Red Mason Bee, Leafcutter Bee and other solitary bees. It also has a lower nesting chamber with a swivel door (so you can add extra bedding material i.e. dried leaves / straw) for beneficial insects such as ladybirds / lacewings. Dimension approx H 21cm x W17cm (at roof) x D 10.5 cm (at roof).