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Jan Marie Brunette-Hunyady
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Praying Mantis Pods Part 1
Today I took the praying mantis egg cases out of the fridge so I could set them on their journey to hatching.  The photo below shows the three pods in a paper bag.   The dark string like objects coming out of the pods are thin wire that was threaded through...

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Mason Bee House Part 4
We finally had a weather forecast of 5 warm days in a row without rain, so I grabbed the Mason bee cocoons out of the fridge and a rubber band and headed out to the garden shed.  Each box of cocoons has both sexes of Mason bees.  The female cocoons are larg...

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Mason Bee House Part 3
Yesterday we hung the Mason bee house on the back of the garden shed.  This area gets morning and early afternoon sun plus it is sheltered from storms coming from the west and wind from the north.  In the class she told us not to attach it to trees and to p...

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Mason Bee House Part 2
I'm really excited about the Mason bees.  I  know that they do not produce honey but they help with pollination and are fairly maintenance free.  Maintenance free is something I really like. You can read about the Mason Bee House Part 1 HERE . The first thi...

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Mason Bee House Part 1
Today I stopped by my local wild bird supple store, J.J. Cardinal's Wild Bird and Nature Store , to buy a replacement tube for my 36 inch finch feeder and walked out with a mason bee house that I made myself. The class was full but there was a last minute c...
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