Solitary mason bees are effective pollinators that can keep your garden flourishing. You can help them set up camp in your yard by providing them with a place to stay. Learn why and how a bee hotel or bee lodge can help pollinators – and you!
Don’t like using pesticides or toxic chemicals to eliminate carpenter bees? Neither do we! That is why Best Bee Brothers specializes in all-natural solutions to get rid of carpenter bees and other pests. Try some of our favorite ways to repel carpenter bees naturally all year long. Fall Prep to Deter Carpenter Bees Seal up any wooden divots or pre-existing holes in your wood. Every spring when female carpenter bees start their search for new homes, they seek out imperfections in wood as perfect places to begin nests. In the fall, use wood putty or our wooden corks, specially sized for carpenter...
Carpenter bees use their powerful mandibles to drill holes into the wood in circular motions. Over time, this results in a network of internal tunnels and chambers. But their reason for doing so may not be what you think. Learn why wood bees drill holes.
Over the years, we have heard a lot of customers say they tried to use WD-40 to kill carpenter bees. If you are familiar with us, you wouldn’t be surprised that we don’t advocate using WD-40 due to the chemicals in the spray. But does WD-40 actually kill carpenter bees?
A very common thing we here from customers is that they have been trying attract carpenter bees, typically away from their house, using sugar water. Does sugar water really work, or is it just another overhyped myth? Are carpenter bees even attracted to sugar? We’re going to answer all that and more.