It’s simple and fun to attract bugs to the garden. Find a quiet spot, and pile up rocks, bricks, logs, twigs and leaves. Then do not disturb. This will become home to all sorts of important insects such as beetles and spiders. The Woodland Trust have got some great ideas on how to attract and create the perfect home for all wildlife, from Bug hotels and Log pile lodges to Pine cone palaces for ladybirds!
Solitary bees are important pollinators and a gardener’s friend. For those wanting tips on how to build a bee hotel The Wildlife Trust have got great advice on just what our ‘Buzzy’ friends like!