We’re all for attracting wildlife to our Country Homes & Interiors rooftop garden. So we were thrilled to be sent a ladybird tower from the lovely people at the RSPB, who’d read about our
10th floor plot.
Ladybirds look so pretty flitting around the garden, and we love them for that, but they also perform a useful role as both the adults and the larvae feed on insects that can damage our precious veg.
Bug boxes provide snug, safe places for insects to hibernate in winter. The holes in this ladybird tower lead to a central chamber filled with nesting material. We’re certainly looking forward to welcoming them to their new bijou pad. How can they resist? Here it is, installed among the carrots and peas.Read more →