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Step 5: Where To Put The Bug House

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Now your Bug box is built, you need to think about where to place it. for best results site in a warm, sunny, sheltered position, out of prevailing winds and close to vegetation.

They can be hung from trees, arches or pergolas. The wall bug houses can be hung on a fence or wall. If aphids are a problem on a particular plant, such as roses, cherry trees or runner beans, then site your bug house nearby.

for best results fill the house packed full of nice dry straw and deadwood sticks.

Below is a Leaf-cutting bees (Megachile species) nesting in bamboo.
 
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