Bees are crucial for garden and fruit tree pollination, while beneficial insects such as nesting wasps help control infestations of such many pests such as aphids. Both are under relentless pressure from chemical pollution and loss of natural nesting habitat. A German company has developed a “natural” nesting wall habitat made of reeds and fired clay in an all-season, all-weather housing made of an environmentally sound mixture of clay, sand, wood and special concrete. This material will not warp, leak or crack, and will last 20+ years as a handsome, eye-catching and beneficial addition to your garden.
Site in a sunny spot sheltered from the wind and regular driving rain. Leave out all year. An insect nest is a great way to permanently improve the natural balance and overall health of your garden. Children especially are fascinated by and have much to learn by studying the world of garden insects.