This charming bug and bee hotel will make a great addition to any garden.
Bug hotels are a great way to introduce children to mini beasts and attract helpful insects that will bring life to your garden and ward off unwanted pests. Different sections provide cosy hiding places for a variety of crawling creatures.
Since our gardens are home to a vast range of living creatures, in some cases over 2,000 different species it is important to try and conserve this wildlife. Giving these Insects a home can help your garden to prosper and help the conservation of vital wildlife. Gardens can flourish as these insects’ hotels will house pollinating bees, attract ladybirds and lacewings, both of which are natural aphid & greenfly (garden pests) predators.
Many insect hotels are used as nest sites by insects including solitary bees and solitary wasps. These insects drag prey to the nest where an egg is deposited.
Forest Stewardship Council-approved and sourced from well-managed forests certified by the FSC.
Positioning - Most solitary bees and insects like to be warm, therefore a south facing wall is a consideration to aid there inhabitancy prefereably 1.5 meters off the ground.
From late September / October, most bees will be looking for shelter to get them through the Winter which is where Insect Hotels become the garden centrepiece.
Packaging - Paper belly band
Wood, bamboo, pine cone