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“Insect Hotels” improve a garden’s biodiversity and provide refuge for pollinators and pest controllers

May 8th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Just as many gardeners place bird boxes in their garden, increasingly gardeners provide suitable habitat for beneficial insects that pollinate trees and vegetable crops, and control pests.  Garden centres sell attractive “insect hotels” that can be furnished with dried twigs and leaves to provide a refuge for insects that gardeners wish to attract to their […]