Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo | GAP Gardens Blog
Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos - use leftover granite?
A great addition to your garden or back yard. - Bee watering station. Bees need water just like we do but often times drown in open water. To make a bee watering station you can either do what is...
How to build a Bug Hotel :: Garden activities for curious kids - Toby and Roo
Building a bug hotel with your child is one of the best garden activities, because it really doesn’t matter how big or small your space is, you can use anything. We used pine cones that Reuben had collected earlier in the year. bits of old pots, pebbles, big stones, twigs etc Reuben loves going into the garden and checking to see if any bugs have checked in yet. This last week was half term in our area, and I have taken the opportunity to spend some quality time with Reuben – I do miss him…
How to Attract Mason Bees to Your Garden (And Why You'd Want to!)
While honey bees are familiar to most of us, there are many other varieties of bee that are great pollinators. Mason bees are one of them. Here's why you want to encourage them to visit your garden.