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Attracting Bees to Your Carpenter Bee Trap

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To bait the trap or not bait the trap, that is the question! Or at least it seems that we keep getting questions about supposed bee bait solutions for carpenter bee traps. Here is the honest truth about baiting our traps - You do not NEED to bait them. Our carpenter bee traps work all on their own. All you need is that first dead carpenter bee. A carpenter bee will approach the trap when they are looking for a new nest. This typically occurs in the spring. The unfinished softwood exterior and specifically sized entrance holes are appealing to a...

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New Year, New Design

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New Year, New Design

An Updated Carpenter Bee Trap As many of us know, perfection is rarely achieved on the first try. Fortunately, at Best Bee Brothers we are more than happy to admit when there is room for improvement. That is why we decided to kick off the New Year by implementing a few design changes to our Best Bee Trap, based on your customer feedback. While our response from customers has always been overwhelmingly positive about our traps’ ability to catch bees, we were starting to notice a few recurring themes among our veteran users - frustration with having to replace the...

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4th of July – Enjoy the Outdoors

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4th of July – Enjoy the Outdoors

Everyone enjoys being outdoors on the 4th of July and one of the few things that can spoil the fun are those pesky carpenter bees. Nothing is worse than having carpenter bees flying around you and your guests as you’re trying to grill and enjoy the patio. To help ensure carpenter bees won’t ruin your holiday plans, we’re having a 4th of July sale where everything is 15% off sitewide! Just use discount code FOURTH at checkout, valid 6/30 through 7/5. Happy 4th of July Everyone! Featured Products: NEW! Insect Zapper Racket is great for protecting your home from carpenter...

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Solitary Bees: “Busy As Can Bee” Pollinators?

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Solitary Bees: “Busy As Can Bee” Pollinators?

The majority of the bee population in the United States falls into the “solitary bee” category. This includes mason bees, mining bees, carpenter bees, digger bees and several others. Many, but not all solitary bees are harmless. Some can be efficient pollinators, and others can be a real problem. Carpenter Bee Argument Some solitary bees, such as the carpenter bee, can become a real nuisance to have in your backyard. They drill holes into porches, decks, or anywhere on your property that may have dead wood. In addition, many people will argue that carpenter bees are not the pollinator others...

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Great Gifts for the Mom that Loves Being Outside

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Great Gifts for the Mom that Loves Being Outside

Where would any of us be without our Moms? Best Bee Brothers thinks that Moms really are the best, so don’t settle on getting her anything less! Give mom what she really wants - peace and quiet! With the beautiful spring weather here let her enjoy outdoor space free of carpenter bees. Best Bee Brother’s line of carpenter bee traps and accessories have the perfect tools to truly give mom a protected outdoor oasis. To help give her everything she needs we are offering 20% off every item in our store 5/1 - 5/15 with our discount code MothersDay2017. Featured...

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