At One Green World we have Orchard Mason Bees for Sale they are the Best Bees for the Job! Whether you are a professional farmer or horticulturist, or a homeowner lucky enough to have a large garden or an orchard, you have to consider ways of making your operations efficient and maximally productive. One way is by maximizing the pollination of your plants or trees. They will help pollinate for to get the brightest flowers and biggest fruits. Having bees on your property is one of the best ways to accomplish this.
Honeybees, the most familiar apian species, have suffered decimation in recent decades from parasitic mites. Today, more gardeners are using the blue orchard bee, or orchard mason bee, for pollination because they are not affected by these mites.
Blue orchard bees (osmia lignaria), is native to southern Canada and most of the United States. An adaptable species, thrive in temperate climates (cold to cool winters) and in mountainous regions and can often be found in suburban areas or around farms. In fact, they may already be in your garden or orchard!
Orchard Mason Bees for Sale
Blue orchard bees are efficient pollinators. They tolerate larger ranges of temperature and can fly even in chilly or drizzly weather. These bees can be busily pollinating your garden when honeybees are sitting at home in their hives.
Finally, blue orchard bee owners don’t need to manage hives. These bees are solitary and build their own nests under the bark of trees or in holes made by tree-eating grubs (they like to have neighboring nesters close by, however). Entomo-Logic is a provider of appropriate nesting quarters for blue orchard bees. This includes multiple nest holes in which the females can lay eggs and removable/replaceable liners. In which the maturing bees can be removed for the winter and the quarters cleaned for the next season.
Blue orchard bees are highly recommended for your garden or orchard and we have the full setup for sale at OGW.
At OGW we offer a diversity of food plants and their companions from around the world. We offer unique and rare fruit and nut trees, shrubs, and vines. We've been sharing our passion for edible plants and organic gardening since 1994. We are a family owned and operated nursery in Portland Oregon. We ship our seeds & plants to all 50 states. At our retail garden center we offer seasonal fruit tasting, preservation and plant care classes as well as hold events in the community. We support local food sovereignty- grow your own One Green World!