Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest
Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest
Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest
Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest

Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest

Regular price $24.99

Scoop Mason Bee Cocoon Harvest

This is a dandy tool.  Beautifully handcrafted from local west coast wood.  Well made and designed to last year after year.  The handle fits your hand like a glove.  The gently curved tip of the scoop, is designed to softly lifts cocoons out of nesting trays minimizing cocoon damage. Order one for your fall harvest of mason bee cocoons. A unique gift.

Directions:

  • Place opened nesting trays on a flat surface or in your hand
  • Place end of scoop in one of the grooves, at base of cocoon
  • With scoop at a shallow angle, gently push and ease cocoons out of nesting grooves.
  • Place cocoons in cold tap water for 1 hour
  • Rinse in cold water using a metal sieve to remove mud and mites.
  • Last rinse with a cap of bleach in a bucket of water.  Let cocoons sit for 5 mins.
  • Dry on a paper towel for 1 hour
  • Store in fridge at 4C in a Humidity Cooler until spring