Ladybird and Insect Lodge

Ladybird and Insect Lodge

  • £18.00
    Unit price per 
Tax included.

Designed for as a safe retreat for ladybirds & beneficial insects.  By nurturing natural predators in your garden, you can avoid the use of garden chemicals . Other garden creatures such as birds and frogs and hedgehog benefit from this natural approach.

Open the hinged roof to introduce your choice of natural materials.  Rose cuttings, twigs, bark & straw etc will all enhance the sheltered environment.

The Ladybird & Insect Lodge is also designed to accept live ladybirds.   Available to order online from specialist suppliers.

The ladybirds can be introduced into the lodge from where they will venture out to eat garden pests such as aphids or greenfly, scale insects and mites.

View your new garden helpers through the perspex side window.

Here are some ladybird facts

  • Did you know a seven spot ladybird can eat up to 50 aphids a day?
  • Ladybirds are also known as ladybugs
  • Site your Ladybird Lodge near a natural food source such as pesky aphids

Made from sustainably sourced timber which additionally is FSC certified.   Using a water-based red paint for the rood & ladybird decoration.    Featuring cosy bamboo tubes in the low chamber for overwintering ladybirds, lacewings and invertebrates.

For solitary bees we have added extra drilled holes along the front ledge.   Solitary bees are also great friend of the gardener working hard at pollinating your plants and flowers.

Works well with our ladybird attractant (sold separately).

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