This resource show you how to make a home bees (and other insects) on your patch. Bees are brilliant fun to watch buzzing around the garden and they are important pollinators of flowers. Sadly many species of bee are in decline so making a bee box is a simple way you can help.
One way to increase the comfort of your patch for insects is to build them an insect hotel using natural materials. This activity can be done at any time of year and will provide shelter for insects such as butterflies, bugs and bees.
Some like cool, damp conditions, while others prefer the sun. To cater for as many of them as possible, pick a spot where some of it will catch the sun, but the rest will be in the shade (for example, under a tree or near a hedge). By providing the right habitats, we can greatly increase the number of beneficial insects in the garden.