Make a bee hotel with Cravendale

Joys of Summer - Cravendale Bee hotel hero

Bees are crucial to our ecosystems as they help pollinate the food we need. Help them on their way by building a habitat for them in your own garden.

Arla Cravendale's bee hotel

What will you need?

  • 1x Arla Cravendale Milk Bottle 2L
  • 4x Empty toilet rolls
  • Tissue
  • Scrap Paper
  • Leaves
  • Pebbles
  • Twigs
  • Moss
  • Flowers
  • Cones
  • Scissors

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Step 1: Cut the bottle open on one side. Don’t cut the side with the handle so you can hang up your bee hotel.

Step 2: Once open, roll up your scrap paper into small tubes. Make sure they’re all different widths and then put them into the bottle.

Step 3: Stuff your toilet rolls with twigs, grass or leaves and place in the bottle.

Step 4: Continue packing your materials in the sections of the bottle, making sure you fill in any gaps with your cuttings.

Step 5: Put your bee hotel in a quiet, shady spot in your garden – ideally away from your pet cat’s favourite route in and out and away from where you hang your bird feeders.

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