Mason/ Leaf Cutter House

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Very fun project @addy1 !

The one thing I've heard is you should somehow mark the ends of the tubes so they all look a bit different. Mine looks like the ends were scorched a bit so they all have a different black burn pattern. It makes it easier for the bees to pick out their spot when they return. It's like trying to find a house in a subdivision when all the houses look the same! @Burd yours are all different sizes and shapes which is another option.
 
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Here’s the small pot on this plant I brought in. It was down in the other plant that died off . I didn’t see it when the other plants were there
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The box on that bee house says, butterfly’s, bees, lacewings, and ladybugs.
 
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I’m going to remove the red pc that’s slotted, and the sawdust. Not sure what the sawdust is for. And what is the pine one for?
Bottom section has a pine cone in behind the screen.
 

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I never saw a Butterfly, lady bug or lacewing. there is some kind of bug on it there, look in the pic.
 
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