Common Garden Creatures: Learn to Love Wasps and Snakes

Manage pests naturally by inviting other common garden creatures, such as snakes and wasps, into your space.

When in doubt about which predatory insects live in your area or what sort of nest they prefer, give them a choice. Here is an example of an easy-to-build insect hotel which offers multiple possibilities—bricks, drilled logs and hollow reeds to entice a variety of garden helpers.
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