Mason bees go to work early in the season before honeybees emerge (Oregonian)

Mason bees go to work early in the season before honeybees emerge (Oregonian)
“Mason bees fill a spot in the season when other pollinators like honeybees are not out,” said Brooke Edmunds, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. “They’re really important for fruit trees, especially in cool, wet areas.”