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Repurposing, Upcycling, Birds & Nature

May 8, 2020 | gadget | No Comments

Hey friends!  Things have been slowing down just a little bit from the frenzy.  I’ve been wanting to revisit making some mason bee houses since we have all the flowers on the property coming out in phases – especially the blackberry bushes now in bloom.  I built a mason bee tray house a while back (HERE).

My workshop isn’t set up yet with all the projects going on so I decided to use only what I had onhand as far as scrap material and supplies.  So I went for it!  I definitely wanted to use routed out trays so that I can harvest the cocoons and place them in the fridge until next Spring.  But to also keep the mason bee houses clean each season to avoid pests and diseases.

So here’s what I came up with for three houses that I put in different places around the

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