These late-blooming flowers will help draw bees and butterflies to your garden long after most other blooms have faded.
Do you love wildlife? Consider turning your own backyard into a Certified Wildlife Habitat recognized by the National Wildlife Federation.
A few simple materials and some overripe fruit are all you need to start attracting more butterflies to your garden!
Let nature handle pest control in your yard and garden—there are many insects that are more than willing to help. Learn how spiders, praying mantises, and ladybugs can be beneficial to your garden.
This article explores the ten most beneficial bugs for your garden. It focuses primarily on insects known to consume common garden pests such as aphids and mites. Introducing beneficial bugs to your garden is important as it allows gardeners to avoid harmful pesticides and insecticides.
Leyland cypress 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, such as petunias and marigolds.
Everyone loves to observe a butterfly fluttering through the air. Not only are they typically beautiful, but the critters are beneficial in the garden as well because they pollinate flowers. Here are a few simple things you can do to encourage butterflies to visit your garden.
Feed birds during the cold winter months by hanging feeders full of their favorite seeds. Learn how to make an easy pinecone feeder too!
Beneficial insects and spiders are useful for keeping harmful insects away from your plants and garden. Harness helpful bugs by attracting native species or buying them online.
Ladybugs do not damage your garden—rather, they eat most of the pesky pests that do! Release some ladybugs to protect your flowers and plants.
Everything you need to know to set up your hummingbird feeder. Simple, easy, and fool-proof.
Feeding the birds can be good for them and entertaining for you. Learn about good bird feeders and making your yard a friendly habitat.
Gardening can be frustrating when you see your plants eaten by insects. Before you reach for the bug spray, find out how you can introduce natural predators to help you in the fight against pests.
Barklice are good guys. If you see barklice webbing on your trees, you can rest assured that your trees will benefit from their visit. Ladybugs are also beneficial garden insects.
Practicing apiculture? Well, learn how to stop honey bees from leaving your hive. Learn why bees abandon or leave your hive and see the best bee absconding and swarming prevention methods.
Why did my bees leave the hive? Well, read on to learn why bees abscond. See the causes of bee absconding and reasons why bees fly away from your hive, leaving an empty beehive.
Discover three ways to attract the American Goldfinch to your backyard bird feeder, plus view pictures and learn some interesting facts.
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?
Ready to catch your first swarm of honey bees? Follow these step-by-step instructions to capture a colony of free honey bees.
The life of a beekeeper is filled with hard work, but also a lot of personal satisfaction. Do you have what it takes to be a beekeeper? Two beekeepers explain what it is like to keep bees.
If you'd like to host a puddle club party for butterflies in your garden, here are five easy ways to attract lots of gorgeous guests.
What to do if your worms have decided to make a break for it? I cover six proven tips to prevent your worms from escaping.
Oklahoma is home to a wide variety of butterflies. Here are ten of the prettiest Oklahoma butterflies, with tips for attracting them to your yard and garden.