This plant pot saucer is a water source for bees and butterflies. The flat stones are for butterflies to spread their wings and warm themselves while they drink. The gravel and sand are a place for bees to land and drink – they need water, not just nectar.
Building a bug hotel or wildlife stack in your garden is a great way to attract beneficial insects and wildlife into your garden such as ladybirds, bumble bees, butterflies, frogs & toads. This will help to create a more diverse range of wildlife in your garden, help tackle those unwanted bugs in your garden and increase pollination.
Make a wildlife friendly pond with a range of plants and shallow beach. Find out how at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/wildlife/attract-wildlife-to-your-garden-pond/1094.html Photo by Jason Ingram