How to Build a Bug Hotel

A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects. Using plant material from around the garden and a cedar box you can create up different protected areas for bees, ladybugs, beetles, spiders, lacewings, and other good bugs. Full instructions and materials can be found here:

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  • Crys
    on May 15, 2020

    What’s to keep less desirable and possibly insects dangerous to the others from moving in?

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  • Valerie
    on Jul 29, 2015

    I am so pleased to see this post!

  • D fuhrman
    D fuhrman
    on Apr 11, 2016

    i believe every creature has a purpose whether you like them or not. this is a wonderful idea. i never would have thought of it.

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