How can we attract a variety of pollinators to our gardens? Plant diversely. Each type of pollinator has unique needs that certain plants provide. Kim Eierman, author of The Pollinator Victory Garden, … [Read more...]
Wildlife is as important as plants in a garden. These tips show how to welcome pollinators and other wild things into the garden with recommended plants, organic garden practices, and designing a garden that welcomes critters.
There are so many claims made about various plants and essential oils that can repel mosquitoes and prevent bites that we decided to see what the research says. After all, if you can plant a few … [Read more...]
In recent years we have seen a greater awareness of the importance of pollinators like birds, butterflies, and bees. But what about all the other pollinators that form our ecosystems? Find out what … [Read more...]
Use these tips to choose the right bird feeder for your garden to keep the birds safe, happy, and well fed. Ready to fill your feeders? See How to Choose the Right Birdseed And Avoid Waste and How … [Read more...]
Along with a plant-filled organic garden with plenty of insects and nesting places, there are several other things you can do to attract birds to your garden and encourage them to settle in. See … [Read more...]
Got a wild bird that won't stop pecking at your window? Or, do birds tend to crash into certain windows of your home? Here's some tips to stop the behavior without harming the bird. For … [Read more...]
Spring is migration time for hummingbirds travelling from their winter homes to breeding habitats in the United States and Canada. Use this map to know when to expect them in your area. And, if you … [Read more...]