Another project for the summer "To Do" list ~ Insect Hotel! This will house many Mason and leafcutter bees. The chicken wire is to deter woodpeckers who will consume the larva and also to prevent the canes and drilled wood from falling out.
Very cool idea! "About Mason Bees. Boost your garden's productivity by providing a Mason Bee House for peaceful, non-stinging bees. As bee populations struggle, home gardeners can play an important role in attracting bees and other pollinators.