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Insect Hotel

Insect hotel designed to provide a home for lots of different beneficial insects.

This stylish insect habitat is made from sustainably sourced timber and is filled with an array of different sized drilled wooden nesting tubes. The different sizes help to attract a variety of insects, such as:

  • Ladybirds
  • Lacewings
  • Solitary Bees

The central drilled wooden bee tube is painted in a contrasting water-based blue paint.

The hotel can be used with tube liners that allow for careful management of the developing larvae. These removable liners can enable inspection of the developing larvae for parasites and predators that may kill the developing bees.

Why attract insects to the garden?

Beneficial insects are the gardener’s best friend.

Ladybirds - Ladybirds are regarded as beneficial to the garden as they eat a lot of insects that damage plants, such as aphids, scale insects and thrips.

Lacewings - Lacewings are veracious predators of aphids making them a very beneficial insect to have in the garden.

Solitary Bees - Bees are highly effective pollinators, feeding on plants of the same species and transferring pollen from flower to flower in the process.

Bees play a vital role in food production, with one third of the food we eat dependent on pollination by bees.

Size: 385mm (h) x 270mm (w) x 140mm (d)

 

!! SPECIAL OFFER - WAS £29.50 !!

This item is available for Express Delivery - next working day, if ordered before 12 noon (excluding weekends)

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Price: £14.75

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How your gift is doing good

At the Eden Project we believe plants are important to the future of us and our planet. Through our gardens and Biomes we inspire visitors to reconnect with the natural world around them - and to want to help preserve it. The money you spend in the Eden webshop goes towards our environmental education programmes.

Over 40,000 under-16s from 900 different schools visit our 'living classroom' each year. They get a unique opportunity to delve deep into the rainforest and form the vital connection with their environment that inspires them to want to conserve it.

Find out more about our plans to build a canopy walkway to continue our educational work around rainforests.

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