Make the most of the beautiful summer weather by taking on a new gardening project that the whole family can enjoy. Learn how you can build a bug hotel from this infographic courtesy of Capital Garden Services.
Constructed from plant material and various gardening miscellany, bug hotels provide shelter for commonly-found garden insects and creatures. These hotels give a helping hand to local wildlife and are a great way to repay our insect friends for all their help in the garden throughout the year.
Insects can often provide a major helping hand to gardeners and are an essential element of any successful garden. Often known as “gardener’s friends,” these beneficial insects can be very useful by offering a form of natural pest control and flower pollination.
In addition to doing your bit for the local wildlife, there are many reasons to add a bug hotel to your garden. A well-designed structure makes for a unique feature that is guaranteed to add heaps of character to any garden. What’s more, it’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy! Bug hotels also offer a fun, hands-on way to teach kids about the intricacies of the natural world. Finally, it’s cheap. All you need is a few simple tools as well as a few odds and ends from around the garden and you can build a bug hotel to compete with the very best of them.
To find out more about how you can build a bug hotel today, check out the below infographic guide from Capital Garden Services.