Solitary female bees spend most of their days looking for a comfy nest they can call home. And for good reason: they need a warm and safe spot for their baby bees, one that’s not too far away from bee-friendly flowers and their pollen.
But just like us humans, finding that perfect place to settle in can be difficult for bees. Most of them end up laying their eggs in holes in the ground or in the hollow stems of plants. But if you know how important bees are for our planet and for keeping our favourite fruits and vegetables in existence, you’ll agree that they deserve better accommodation.
So, if you want to give bees a comfy home and kids a nice project to be a part of, there is something you can do together to help these little insects and treat them like the royalty they truly are. Keep reading to find out more about DIY bee hotels, what they are and how to build one yourself.