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Insect hotel - Sustainable ideas including an explanation of the materials used, which insects they provide a habitat for and why you want that insect.

Insect Hotels - Learning Landscapes Design

When I stumbled upon my first insect hotel a few years ago, I never knew that there were so many different kinds and looks. I explain the reasoning behind these intriguing insect abodes and I have collected some of my favorite images and resources below. The idea behind the insect hotel is to offer refuge for […]

bug house! what better way to manage the bugs than to give them a place of their own! this could be any size you want it & look cute & funky in your garden or backyard! cool!


Explore thea burras' photos on Flickr. thea burras has uploaded 378 photos to Flickr.

Recycle miss rayner's Insect hotel, into. 1 permanent one. Like the greenroof on this one!

Greener Places

bug home: how adorable for the kids to design/build along with Backyard Fun

Dobies Blog - Plots, Tips & Advice

Plots, Tips & Advice

Stuff arranged to attract bees & insect army - at the Rodley nature reserve in England. {what extraordinary textures}!

Where to grow your insect army

The breeding piles at Rodley nature reserve, where they want creepy crawlies... they really do...

Back garden Bug Hotel out of pallets, brick post and garden bric-a-brac


Lovely Things

Paletový hmyzí bytový dům s pěknou střechou ve tvaru pyramidy.


Explore Tommytoolhire's photos on Flickr. Tommytoolhire has uploaded 1357 photos to Flickr.

The cheapest way to make an "insect hotel" for ladybugs to hibernate in winter.

How to Make an Insect Hotel

Photos and instructions on how to make a temporary winter shelter for garden insects

Bug Hotel | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Church St car park, Northern Quarter, CityCo.

Bug Hotel

Manchester Garden City Northern Quarter Pocket Park - Bug Hotel

Smart "Bug hotel" for the hundreds of species that need help to survive!

In defence of the solitary bee

Most of us know about the crisis facing the honeybee, but there are hundreds of lesser known species whose survival is vital to us, writes Alison Benjamin

Insectenhotel -- a little "junky" looking for me, but great idea and use of materials instead of tossing them.

Insectenhotel - Garden and Flowers - Modeste over tuinen en planten

Maak zelf een slaapplaats voor insecten in de tuin.

Make an insect hotel, from the article Insect Hotels - Encourage Beneficial Insects Into Your Garden from

Insect Hotels - Encourage Beneficial Insects Into Your Garden

Nature does a lot to help our fruits and vegetables along, not least by providing a legion of beneficial insects to pollinate our crops and prey on pests. It's impossible to quantify just how valuable these creepy crawlies are in keeping things ticking over on the productive plot but suffice to say we're hugely indebted to them!

Build a bug mansion. Great idea to encourage interesting insects for the kids to explore

Wild About Gardens | Wild About Gardens

Build a bug mansion: You can attract beneficial insects and other creatures into your garden and add to garden biodiversity by building a bug mansion – or even a more humble abode!

Pallet as optimized habitat for insects

Pallet as Optimized Habitat for Insects • 1001 Pallets

If you love insects, here is a custom way to welcome biodiversity in your garden.

insect hotel #1-- First time I hear of these.  Great living spaces for pollinator insects.

Insect Hotel • Insteading

insect hotel #1-- First time I hear of these. Great living spaces for pollinator insects.