SWant a bird bath that looks like a substantial pillar in the garden, but only cost dollars to make? Then check out this DIY brick birdbath from ‘Robin’s Nesting Place’. This is a clever use of leftover brick (or used brick from a salvage yard!
A good way to help make parasite harboring bee hotels safer for bee larva/pupae: paper or cardboard tubes that can be removed at the end of the season for storage over winter. Removal of tubes over winter protects against parasite damage.