Designed to provide a safe habitat for bees, butterflies, and other garden insects. Sturdy pine construction with painted roof. For best results mount facing south in a sheltered location at approximately 4′ / 1m in height among or near scented flowers. Place near a source of clay mud to help attract ladybugs and mason bees. Take down the egg filled habitat house in the fall and store in a dark unheated garage or shed for the winter.