Having a Leyland cypress tree (or two) in your yard can help create a home for your backyard birds. The trees are dense and provide cover from predators and a shield against the inclement weather elements. Our Leyland cypress has been a blessing for our birds who quickly fly to it when threatened.
If you love butterflies and would love to have more of them visit your yard, you have to plant the flowers, herbs, vines, shrubs, and trees that they love. This article will introduce you to the plants that should make your yard a major hit with the butterflies in your neighborhood.
Our back yard is a NWF-certified wildlife habitat, providing the local wildlife with their four essential requirements: food, water, shelter, and places to raise their young.
Few things are as magical in the summertime as watching fireflies light up the sky. This article will show you how to attract fireflies to your yard without contributing to their dwindling populations.
Learn some easy ways you can turn your garden or yard into a bird-friendly habitat and design a beautiful backyard sanctuary for songbirds. Create an environment with the proper feeders, water sources, and vegetation that beautiful songbirds will visit often!
Honey bees are very important to food resources because they pollinate many crops. Beekeepers are seeing massive die-offs. What is killing our honey bees?
You can invite an array of bees into your own backyard by simply planting their favorite flowers. By providing nectar and pollen as food and creating shelters in your garden space, you will create new habitats for bees—as their habits have become less and less abundant.
Come explore what beekeepers do. This article will provide some info on what a beekeeper can do during the winter when the bees aren't active.
Ladybugs are your friends in the garden. They do no damage, yet eat most of the pesky pests that do! Release some ladybugs and keep your flowers and plants growing beautifully.
Not all the critters in your garden are pests. In fact, many creepy-crawling (or flying) things are beneficial to a healthy garden. Learn how to make your garden attractive to beneficial bugs and animals with a few key points below.
Discover the best ways to attract the American Goldfinch to your backyard birdfeeder, plus view pictures and learn some interesting facts.
Tips on how to help gardens grow vigorously, prevent disease, and deter harmful insects. Whether store-bought or produced at home, worm castings are a gardener's best friend.
During the fall and winter months, it’s easy for gardeners to be discouraged with the lack of life in the garden. But these dismal months are a great time to invest interest in birds. Here's how to encourage them to visit your yard.
Harvesting honey from your hive is a fun and exciting endeavor. This guide includes photos, videos, and step-by-step instructions to extract honey from your backyard hive.
Do you enjoy watching hummingbirds as they soar through the sky? Do you wish you could attract more of them to your yard so you can watch them perform their aerial ballet? Stay tuned for lots of tips!