A natural habitat for ladybirds and other beneficial insects made from solid FSC birch logs and oak, larch, or similar timber for durability, and with a hollow central chamber filled with natural material to provide insulation and security for beneficial insects.
Not only fun and interesting, the Ladybird Tower provides a habitat for beneficial garden insects and comes complete with a ground pole and which is easy to site into lawns, sheltered flower beds, wooded glades or even in planters. The naturally durable timbers require no preservative.
Site out of prevailing winds in a warm location such as; lawns, shrub beds, planters, or wooded glades etc.
Wildlife World LFA Ladybird Food Attractant can be spread around the entrance holes to increase its appeal to the insects
Monitoring & Inspection
The roof can be removed to gain limited access to the central chamber
This product is made from natural timber and does not require any maintenance.
What Species Might Use My Habitat?
Ladybirds, lacewings, earwigs, solitary bees,
These products are for wild creatures and as such, you should not expect immediate habitation. We suggest you carefully read the supplied instructions for siting and provide this product in a suitable habitat for the target species. The product can then be re-visited 6 - 12 months later, or in the appropriate season, to see if it is being used.
If after 24 months the product has not been used, it may be worth choosing an alternative location to site it and/or look to see what improvements you can make to provide a suitable environment for your target species (flowers, woodpiles, rough areas of garden etc)
Because many species of creature are constantly seeking refuge and safe nesting sites, you may find that an unexpected species is using your product - this is part of nature and all species should be welcomed as part of your wildlife garden.