An excellent book with everything you need to know and much more.

How to manage the Blue Orchard bee as a Orchard Pollinator

Jordi Bosch and William Kemp


The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.

An abundance of information on creating landscapes that support pollinators


United States Agricultural Research Service

Information about Mason bees and some of the pests that may affect them. provides an alternate to using cardboard tubes.


A  guide to honey bees keeping for Adults and Kids.