Beyond the basics for indoor cat care, there are several other essential and nice-to-have items to provide a safe and engaging home environment. These are some of my favorite picks for our newly … [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.
If you want to know the best time to plant bulbs in fall, nature provides the signs and signals. As fall transitions into winter, there are many seasonal changes that tell us the time is … [Read more...]
The arrival of hummingbirds in spring—seen here on the migration map—marks a milestone for many of us. But, after the summer nesting season, where do they go? Let’s have a look at the fall hummingbird … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]