Create Your Own Insect Garden Bundle
This is a bundle of insect garden products that are prefect start to caring for insects in your garden. Simply select the options that suit you best to create your perfect bundle.
Creating a wildlife garden and Wild Flowers can be a great way of attracting beneficial bees, butterflies and insects into your garden and helping them to survive. Providing a Bug Box or Insect Hotel along side food and water will also encourage them to stay in your garden.
Butterflies and moths are part of our ecosystem; they represent a large proportion of pollinating insects and act as an important food source for other wildlife higher up the food chain. A butterfly house such as this offers shelter during poor weather and a safe habitat in which to overwinter. Our Limited Edition 2021 Butterfly House is a great way to offer them shelter and encourage them to stay around your garden.
The National Trust Hexagon Insect House will make a great addition to any garden, balcony or outdoor area. It is beautifully designed and will offer shelter to a variety of insects that can be beneficial to your garden, for example Solitary bees (a non-stinging species) like to use the holes to lay their eggs in.
You can also encourage solitary bees and other insects into your garden with the attractive, layered Insect Hotel Capri.
Lavender is a wonderfully fragrant plant and is a favourite with gardeners and wildlife alike and will be regularly visited by a variety of bees and butterflies. This is an effective low hedging plant for borders and is often grown for drying and using in pot-pourri.
Oregano is a bushy perennial has aromatic leaves which can be used to flavour meat and tomato based dishes. The scent of the leaves and the clusters of small pink flowers will also attract insects.
The Buddleja Pink Micro Chip is a truly amazing dwarf variety of the traditional butterfly bush, producing an abundance of wonderful pale pink scented flowers from mid summer. Wonderfully floriferous attracting bees and moths, as well as butterflies.
Garden Catmint is a wonderful border plant that works combines well with plants such as Salvia and Echinacea. Catnip grows to 30-50 cm and needs a fairly sunny spot to thrive and produce lots of the elegant violet-blue flowers that insects find so attractive.
East Friesland is a popular variety of the wild sage with lovely violet-blue flowers that are much appreciated by bees. Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Purple Tops have bright lavender-purple flowers will provide useful height when placed in herbaceous borders and are particularly popular with butterflies.
Our wide selection of Wildlife and Nature Identification Charts covering a range Wildlife from the around. Easily identify the Insects and Bees in your Back Garden, and learn how to spot the Birds in your garden or further afield.