The Biodiversity Club’s Bug Hotel is Open For Business!

 

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The Biodiversity Club Declare Their Bug Hotel Open For Business!

The cutting of the ribbon signified the opening of the very first ‘Bug Hotel’ at St. Pius X College. With furnishings like bark, twigs, bricks and cones, the Biodiversity Club have created luxurious lodgings for a variety of mini-beasts.

Bug hotels provide a place for bugs to hibernate during the upcoming winter. Bugs might not look like particularly significant visitors to a garden, but they’re vital to keeping the ecosystem working. A bug hotel could shelter anything from hedgehogs to toads, solitary bees to bumblebees, and ladybirds to woodlice.

The Biodiversity Club encourages everyone in the St. Pius X College community to create a home for nature by retaining dead vegetation, leaf litter and log piles in your gardens. They will be used as hibernating and breeding sites, particularly by ladybirds. A tidy garden looks nice but untidy gardens are more welcoming to wildlife!  Gallery

 
 
 
 

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