Mason Bee Wasp Proof Storage Bag
Protect your developing Mason bees from those marauding parasitic wasps during the summer months. Clear directions on the label shows you how easy it is to protect your developing bees. Note – before moving bee homes into the net bag, make sure all flight has stopped and that the bees have finished their nesting activity.
This finely long lasting woven mesh bag protect Mason Bee cocoons from parasitic wasps and other insects while cocoons are in storage from summer to winter.
**After all mason bee activity has stopped in the early summer and they are no longer flying in and out of the nest, place entire home or nests into net bags.
1 No-Wasp Net Bag (60 cm X 60 cm , 24″ x 24″ ) Material: Nylon Mesh
Nesting trays not included
No-Wasp Net Bags are generously sized with an extra-wide, draw-string opening. The bags have room for stacked nesting trays and Mason Bee Houses with the cocoons inside. Place trays and houses into net bag, draw it closed, and the cocoons are safe from pests. Staying pest-free means viable cocoons come spring.
No-Wasp Bags are an important part of keeping a healthy Mason Bee population from year to year. Bags are washable and fold flat for storage.
Protection from pests is two-fold.
(1) Parasitic wasps and other pests will be attracted to the nest but will not be able to enter the bag and nest to parasitize developing bee larvae.
(2) Parasitic wasps that are previously in the nest will develop and come out to find additional bee cocoons, but first wasps have to leave their nesting chamber and mate. While they are trapped inside the netting, mist-spray them with a mild soapy solution. This will kill these wasps that are flying around inside the net bag.