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About leafcutter bees

Leafcutter bees are busy bees! The name leaf cutter is really a nickname for these gentle bees. Megachile Rotundata is their scientific name. They are a part of the Megachilidae family. This family of bees is huge, containing almost 600 species found in North America....

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Kind Bees Make Great Garden Mates

Last summer we sold one of our bee kits to the folks at rightplantz.com. They wrote this great review and even made a video! Here is what they had to say. Back in late June, we received a very exciting package from the folks at Kind Bee Farms. In it was one of their...

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Giving Your Garden a Bee-utiful Boost

Leafcutter bees provide a powerhouse of productivity with no fuss, great expense, or stinging Pollinators, bees, habitat diversity—by now you are no stranger to these common buzz terms used in gardening circles and beyond. It is no secret that bees are a keystone...

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Mason Bees vs Leaf­cutter Bees

Adding Mason Bees to Your Garden? Take a Look at the Leafcutter Instead! Many savvy gardeners have used the mason bee to pollinate their plants and flowers, but the lesser-known leafcutter bee (or megachile rotundata) is even easier to raise and is just as productive....

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