Bug house is star of the show

Bug House

New homes unveiled on the recreation ground

One of the highlights of the successful B-earth Day event in April was the official opening of the marvellous bug hotel by the winner of the nature-themed fancy dress competition.

Insects and other minibeasts need safe spaces to shelter, hide from predators and raise their young. 

Bug hotels can be a good way of helping and anyone can build one in their garden or outside area.

They provide a home for insects and in return the insects will increase biodiversity, pollinate plants, and prey on pests.

They can also help children learn about the natural world around them.

Buriton’s bug house was designed and constructed by Ken Cox and Dave Grant and was warmly welcomed by everyone at the B-earth Day event – large and small.