Bee Hotels

After some research on ways to attract bees to the garden and vege patch, we decided that one fun idea was to build a bee hotel out in the backyard.

Bee hotels are designed to attract a variety of bee species into the garden by using a selection of wood and hole sizes.

Here is our masterpiece!


We currently have bees buzzing in the autunm blooms and hope to attract them all year around.

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14 Responses to Bee Hotels

  1. Peter Jackson says:

    Wow now that is Bee-zar, Bee-devilling, Bee-fuddling and very Bee-coming. Hope your guests enjoy there stay. The only things that visited last time I left a pile of timber in the yard were a colony of termites who certainly did enjoy the stay.

  2. Robyn says:

    Grand Hyatt of bee hotels. You must have been watching lists on gardening Australia!

  3. Robyn says:

    Are all these blooms in your garden. Spectacular.

    • Kerry & Jim says:

      Yes they are Robyn. Only a few flowers as the shrubs are still establishing themselves. Looking forward to this time next year when they will be more advanced.

  4. Jenny MacKay says:

    What a great idea! Very impressive and good on you for attracting the bees.

  5. olsonfamilytree says:

    Your a clever pair of busy bees. Looks great. Cheers.

  6. Janet Giacomini says:

    Chooks and Bees are living a 5 star life – nice work

  7. Denise Wilkes says:

    Looks amazing – definitely a 5 Star hotel

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