Posted: 09/03/2013 at 12:39
Hi, I wish to create a Bumble Bee nest box, but I've read that they seldom get used unless you use mouse or vole nest material as packing inside the flowerpot. Something to do with the smell that queen bumbles are geared for.
It's a project I wish to do with my 5year old, our little bit to help stop the bumble bee disappearing from our gardens.
I'm hoping some of you might have come across an old nest in your shed or under some logs etc. If you can stick it in a jiffy bag and send it to me, I'll happily pay the costs.
Thanking you in advance.
Edit: actually, several of my daughters friends keep mice/rats as pets, you think this will work?