Add an insect house to your garden to provide nesting sites for solitary bees and insects. Make your own but ensure it has a waterproof roof, or invest in a bespoke bee hotel such as the Big Insect Biome, £59.99 (http://wildlifeworld.co.uk).
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Mason bees like to live in areas with lots of nooks and crannies. An old wood pile or dead tree is their 'natural' habitat, but a homemade bee house or a bee house from the market are great substitutes to help attract them. Here are some tips for choosing the perfect location for your B&B:
Making your own DIY bee watering station is a very simple and cheap way to help pollinators. It doesn't have to be fancy - a simple bowl full of marbles will do the trick - and it can makes a huge positive impact on bees in your area!