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Garden Insect House provides a snug, safe place for ladybirds, solitary bees, lacewings and other beneficial insects in your garden.

  • Provides a snug safe place for ladybirds and bees
  • ‌Perfect hibernation home for lacewings
  • ‌All year round insect house
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  • How to Use
  • Tips & Advice

Provides a snug, safe place for ladybirds, solitary bees, lacewings and other beneficial insects in your garden. These insects are essential for gardeners as they do much to pollinate our plants and flowers and also help to deter garden pests.

Use all year round, a great addition to any garden looking to give nature a home. Place it in a sheltered spot in the garden, away from direct sunlight. Don’t hide it too well, or the bugs won’t be able to find it!

How to Use Garden Insect House

  • Set up your insect house in a sheltered area of the garden away from prevailing wind
  • Some insects like solitary bees will prefer a sunny aspect and some insects will prefer it quite damp – be mindful that no insect will want to rest in a house that lets in water
  • Preferable sites would be near existing insect activity such as a hedge, herbaceous border, flower display or near a pond

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know which insects are beneficial in my garden?

A. We recommend first trying to identify the insect to determine whether it is a pest. Some insect larval stages such as lacewing are voracious predators of aphids but look different in the adult stage.

Q. Where is the best place to put my insect house?

A. Set up your insect house in a sheltered area of the garden away from prevailing wind. Some insects like solitary bees will prefer a sunny aspect and some insects will prefer it quite damp – be mindful that no insect will want to rest in a house that lets in water.

Preferable sites would be near existing insect activity such as a hedge, herbaceous border, flower display or near a pond.

Q. Why are insect houses a good idea?

A. Insect houses provide shelter for beneficial insects and are really easy to place into your garden with the minimum of fuss and hardly any maintenance.

For any questions or advice, please contact our technical advice line on: 01480 443789 (Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm) or email customerservice@westlandhorticulture.com

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