Richmond, Virginia
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Down the Garden Path is where beautiful things come together to create your best home, garden, and life.

 From garden statues to planters to garden tools, we only sell the home and garden décor items we love. That way we know you’ll love them, too.

We’re also a full-service design and installation firm; call us for more information on how we can help you create a beautiful, serene garden experience. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. We love to see pictures of your projects!  For a list of our garden shows and events, check the about us page. We’re based in Richmond, Virginia, but you can find us at garden shows and events all over the East Coast and, of course, you can order the best garden accessories for sell right here on our website. You can also drop us a line through our contact form here.

Square Bee House

$25.99 Regular Price
$23.39Sale Price

Each bee prefers a different diameter. Masonry bees for example will choose the holes with a diameter of 3 to 7mm (0.12″ to 0.47″) while Hylaeus will occupy the ones with a diameter of 2 to 4 mm (0.08″ to 0.16″). A female bee creates cells in a deep narrow wooden hole with a supply of pollen and nectar and for the larvae. Wild bees seal their tubes with clay and sand. There are several things to consider when choosing a location for the beehouse. Choose a sunny location with protection from wind and rain. Warmth is important for the offspring. Attach the insect hotel at a height of 1 5 to 2m (4 92′ to 6 56′) facing south. Make sure the entrances on the front side can be easily seen by the insects. Native plants herbs blossoming flowers shrubs and trees nearby will ensure a fully booked beehouse. They will provide the food for the insects. Clay soil and water should also be nearby. The United States is home to hundreds of other bee species. These bees help to fertilise plants and flowers in your garden and will very rarely sting. With this beehouse you can offer several bees at the same time the opportunity to nest and hibernate.