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Putting up a bat box will give these fascinating night-time creatures somewhere safe to roost, raise their pups and sleep during the day. #homesfornature

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Bat House Plans – Tips For Building A Bat House And Attracting Bats To Your Garden

tips for building bat houses - "chambers at least 14" wide and 24" tall (bigger is better), and a wide landing area with a very rough surface beneath the entrance. Do not use pressure treated lumber. These furry little creatures prefer temperatures between 85°F and 100°F."

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Install a bat house. Plans via pdf free dowload included. (The UN has declared 2011-2012 the international year of the bat and encourages people to get involved. Their numbers have dwindled from white nose blight. Their importance to the any ecology is often unknown. In short, they'll clear your garden of bugs in one night if they're around. :D)

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A single bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour. Installing a bat house is a great way to great rid of mosquitoes naturally.

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5 Tips for Attracting Bats to Your Garden

5 Tips for Attracting Bats to Your Garden- Bats can be beneficial in your garden because they feast on pesky insects. Here are 5 easy ways to attract them.

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