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Mom would probably love this... Hôtel à insecte (Insect Hotel)

Jednoduchý a přitom půvabný hmyzí hotel, na který autor použil, co se v zahradě (a asi i v blízkém lese) našlo. Návod naleznete na adrese:

Idea for an insect hotel, possible location in front of school

This is apparently an insect hotel. Insects? No thanks. But I like the way it looks

  • Kathleen

    So true, Tom Talbot. Years ago I read a book called The Green Brain by Frank Herbert. It dealt with that exact subject. Man tried to eradicate all the insects. They fought back! (It's available on Amazon.)

  • pete rykert

    we made something like this at the cannan valley national wildlife refuge

  • Suzanne DeVaney

    this is extremely important for bees as the honey bee population is in dire trouble. I believe the variety of bees that benefit from this type of habitat are mason bees. they are friendly singular bees that are better pollinators than honey bees. one draw back though they do not produce honey.

  • Jason Russell

    I just like the use of pallet.

  • Brent Downey

    Also ideal for ladybugs!

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Translated from French 1. straw or wood : lacewings 2. bamboo rods : Osmiae , solitary bees . 3. flowerpots filled with hay : borers ears 4. Planks of wood: where will the housing boring insects. 5. breakthroughs Logs : pollinators such as bees and solitary wasps 6. Fagots marrow: hoverflies and other Hymenoptera . 7. Brick : Osmiae (solitary bees) .. 8. well sheltered close Clipboards : they attract ladybugs who come to spend the winter. Their larvae eat many aphids.

Construire un hôtel à insectes |

an insect hotel...for the birds??? or for the parasitic and insectivorous insects that protect our garden

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

A property with buzz: a single tier bee hotel for the garden. #EtsyUK

Somewhere for bees and lady bugs to make their home