Friday, October 22, 2010

Bat Houses for Urban Permaculture - Free Fertilizer and Pest Control

Bat House at University of North Florida
Bat houses are an excellent choice to add to any Urban Garden.

Bats are voracious devourers of pesky mosquitoes, gnats and other flying fierceities.

Guano's reputation for premier fertilizer ranks high among all the organic nitrogen and nutrient choices.

Bat houses need to be out in open fields.  A bat house nestled in a wooded area may never be used.

According to the USFWS, a colony of 100 bats can eat over 2,200 pounds of insects during a smmer feeding season - and make alot of good fertilizer!

Click here for a link to 22 Free Bat House Designs and

Happy Urban Gardening!


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