Win­ter lodg­ings

Landscape (UK) - - In The Garden -

Pro­vid­ing in­sects with some­where to live through the cold­est months of the year helps with pest con­trol and pol­li­na­tion once spring ar­rives. Cool, moist con­di­tions suit many species well. Build­ing an in­sect ho­tel us­ing an old plant pot stuffed with hay, straw and twigs offers in­ver­te­brates the op­por­tu­nity to bur­row and hide away. Here they re­main safe and warm, pro­tected from win­ter frost and snow.

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