Wildlife gardening: how to make a bug hotel

A bug hotel could be anything from a 5 star mansion to a simple bundle of canes. It's check in time!

Did you know that the average garden has more than 2,000 different species of insects? Incredible! Why not encourage even more of them with a beautiful bug hotel. It could end up being home to all sorts of solitary bees and wasps, ladybirds, lacewings, spiders and more. Ben's here to explain how to make one in this video.

Check in time: Make a bug hotel

Or you could read our online guide to creating a bug hotel by following this link.

How to build a bug mansion

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