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Bonus Ep3 Renting Mason Bees - Show Notes

Jul 3, 2018

Why would you want to rent Mason Bees?  What do you need to know to rent Mason Bees?  Can you rent them, REALLY?  And Where From?  How does it work?  What should you expect in your yard?  Today on this Bonus Episode, number 3, I go over some basics of Mason Bees and how Allison and I were able to rent them from a regional company to help promote local pollinators in our garden.  By the end of this Bonus Episode, you will have a better understanding of Mason Bees in general and be able to rent your own from this regional company, if you live in either the Seattle, WA or Portland, OR metro areas.   



We rented these Mason Bees from , and you can check them out to get set up and on the email list to rent them for next spring. 

Oh, and if you want to know more about pollinators in general, DEFINITELY read our article “How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden Like a Boss”


  • What is a Mason Bee and how is it different from other bees? 
  • Why Rent Mason Bees and what you need to know?   
  • Where to go to Rent Mason Bees?  
    • In the Seattle, WA or Portland, OR metro areas, you can go directly to 
    • If you live else were, there could be other regional or local companies offering the same rental or other services and you should seek them out if this interests you. 
  •  How it worked, based on our experience 


  • Learn from our experience....   
    • What did we see in our yard?  


 In Closing  

I want to ask you, after listening to this episode, have you ever wanted to promote local pollinators or wildlife in your yard or area? Email us and let us know!  We’d love to hear about what you have done or plan to do.  Also, you can go to and start learning how Mason Bees and Leafcutter Bees are some of the unsung hero pollinators in your area.  Also, you can go to the National Wildlife Foundation’s webpage and certify your yard as a Wildlife Habitat



Wrap up  

That’s it for this episode!  Thanks for listening to Spoken Garden with me , Sean McManus!  For more information on pollinators, read our article “How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden Like a Boss” at !. The link in the show notes.