ISSUE 26  |  Farmhouse Style

Why You Need a Bat House—Now

June 28, 2012 3:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

It’s officially summer, and the insects have arrived. Among the many good reasons to make bats feel at home: they eat mosquitoes, for instance, and gnats, and fruit flies. Here are some simple, wooden options:


Above: A Cedar Bat House is $58 at Terrain.

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Above: A Standard Bat Box is £19.99 at Wildlife Habitats.

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Above: A Deluxe Bat House is $29.99 from Amazon.