Our bees are Red Mason Bees and they feed on the Dandelions in the garden. According to Wikipedia: "They are named from their habit of making compartments of mud in their nests, which are made in hollow reeds or holes in wood made by wood-boring insects." Unlike honey bees and bumble bees, Red Mason bees are solitary and they don't produce honey or beeswax. It's fascinating to see them at work as they make themselves comfy, preparing to overwinter.
For more information, this is a good reference: Red Mason bee
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