Want to hand-feed wild birds? These tips walk you through a plan to gradually build trust and offer seed in the palm of your hand. Before starting, be certain it is legal to feed wildlife and the … [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.
This homemade peanut butter suet recipe feeds wild birds in the winter when food is scarce. It does not contain beef lard like traditional and store-bought suet. It's simple to make and well-loved by … [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...]
Do hummingbird feeders delay fall migration? If you live somewhere with hummingbirds over the summer, find out the right time to call it a season and bring in your feeders for the winter. This is … [Read more...]
Got a wild bird that won't stop pecking at your window? Here's some tips to stop the behavior without harming the bird. For bird-inspired garden art, also see Creative Birdhouse … [Read more...]
Forget the tomato juice! This is what you use to remove skunk spray. It's a simple recipe you can make at home to remove skunk odor from humans, pets, and clothing. If you want to keep compost … [Read more...]
Along with good quality birdseed, it is equally important to clean bird feeders on a regular basis to prevent the spread of disease and make the feeders welcoming to wild birds. For tips on … [Read more...]