Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos

Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos

Another of Marta Zientek and Wojciech's creations using found and recycled materials.

Another of Marta Zientek and Wojciech's creations using found and recycled materials.

Make a cute insect hotel for bees, ladybirds and other insects. Made from a mini chest of drawers and filled with straw, cardboard and pampas grass tubes

Wildlife garden: How to make an insect hotel

Make a cute insect hotel for bees, ladybirds and other insects. Made from a mini chest of drawers and filled with straw, cardboard and pampas grass tubes

To enjoy the benefits of insects in your garden during the summer, there’s nothing better than offering them a safe haven in winter.

To enjoy the benefits of insects in your garden during the summer, there’s nothing better than offering them a safe haven in winter.

Insect hotel - really great for kids to make, and a fab way to teach them how important insects are to the health of your garden

Insect hotel - really great for kids to make, and a fab way to teach them how important insects are to the health of your garden

A wall of insect hotels. I would love to re-create this! A selection of insect hotels can be found at www.thegrowingobsession.co.uk  #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

A wall of insect hotels. I would love to re-create this! A selection of insect hotels can be found at www.thegrowingobsession.co.uk #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

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