Design, Wildlife

Bug Motel + Bird Box / Thoughtful Gardener


If you can’t afford a mid-century house for yourself, why not treat some of our animal friends to a stay in one with these Bug and Bird motels from the Thoughtful Gardener.

As you may know bug hotels are a way of encouraging all the pollinator and decomposer insects you want in a healthy garden. It’s a sign of its retro style that this one has been named a bug motel. And, as well as doing good, it’s hard not to admire the wooden slanted roof and door of the motel echoing the forms of mid-century architecture.

In addition to the motel, you can also buy a slightly more conventional — but no less stylish — bird box. It’s also made from wood, with a slanted roof, and using the same bright colours.

You can order the bird box for £28.99, while the bug motel is £33.99. Order them from Flamingo Gifts — via Retro To Go

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