A contrasting painted front bee log
Suitable for variety of beneficial insects
Naturally durable FSC timber construction
Attractive garden feature
Selection of variable sized pre-drilled canes offering a variety of habitats
Dimensions (approx) (H x W x D): 400h x 270w x 140dï»¿
The Elegance Hotel is one of a range of new products designed in a contemporary style that reflects simple forms, clean lines and an understated elegance suited to the modern home and garden.
Constructed using high quality materials, the Insect Hotel provides an array of refuge, nesting and over-wintering sites for a variety of beneficial garden insects, including ladybirds, lacewings and safe solitary bees.
The hotel features a contrasting painted front bee log (water based) naturally durable FSC certified timber throughout (excluding canes) and a selection of variable sized, pre-drilled canes offering a variety of habitats.
The hotel can be used with bee management tubes (homemade paper tubes) that allow for care management of the developing larvae eg. Eradicating parasites and predators that may kill the developing bees.
Locate the insect hotel in a warm, sheltered sunny spot close to plants, either on the ground, or use the integral hanging eye to attach to a post or fence at a maximum height of 1.5 metres.
There is no requirement for cleaning of the insect habitats.
Generally no maintenance is required, but to preserve the appearance the exterior may be treated with exterior varnish and the front panel re-painted with water-based paint