WHAT IS A BUG HOTEL?

Bug Hotels are man-made structures that are built to mimic the natural environment and provide a habitat for insects.

They can offer shelter and an environment for nesting for insects, which is especially important during winter months when insects need more protection from adverse weather conditions.

What are the benefits of a bug hotel?

 

Bug hotels offer safe environments for insects to:

 

  1. Hibernate in over winter.

  2. Lay their eggs.

  3. Raise their young once born.

  4. Escape predators.


 

Which insects use bug hotels?

 

  • Solitary Bees

  • Ladybirds

  • Solitary wasps

  • Butterflies

  • Spiders

  • Woodlice