Getting outdoors building our very own Bug-ingham Palace

Shockingly, new research found that one in six children haven't seen a bug in six months! Which is why the Bauder team, and their families have been getting outside and in touch with nature building bug hotels to protect all different types of minibeast and insects such as ladybirds, bees, spiders, and woodlice.

Sir David Attenborough once said: ‘If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world’s ecosystems would collapse.’

Bauder green roofs are an excellent home for smaller elements of wildlife as well as insects and invertebrates - brilliant way to rebuild the biological foundation for all terrestrial ecosystems. The Bauder Wildflower Blanket and Bauder Flora seed mixes have been accredited by the RHS as 'Perfect for Pollinators' and certified by Flora Locale. This reduces the impact caused by construction by creating a long-term habitat for local flora and fauna.

Bauder biodiverse roofs aim to replicate the environmental requirements for the local area. It is crucial to consider the careful design and construction of these habitats when conforming to the local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP), the government’s response and associated action plans to identify, conserve and protect existing biological diversity. Bauder biodiverse roofs are the only roofs to be approved by an invertebrate charity, Buglife. The additional aggregate (stone and sand) and organic matter (dead wood, site harvested topsoil and dew ponds) form a matrix of different habitats ideally suited to insect life.

Why not get involved and help give our creepy crawly friends a hand? Click the link to download.