Slugs create plenty of damage to fruits, vegetables, plant leaves and seedlings. What does the damage look like? How can you get rid of these pests in your gardens?
6 Ways to Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders
Ants are attracted to sugar and sweetness and since hummingbird feeders are made up of sugar water, they of course are going to go straight for the mixture. Here are 6 ways to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeders.
The house finch is a small passerine bird that is part of the family Fringillidae. They are generally seen hanging onto the food source their eating from, perched or scavenging the ground for food.
White Breasted Nuthatch
The white breasted nuthatch has been one busy bird today collecting goodies from the feeder.
Birds You May Find in Your Backyard
A running list of birds that you may find in your backyard along with some interesting facts, and possible additional reading posts that may help you attract them to your backyard.
Sunflower Head Bird Feeders
Do you grow sunflowers? I don’t have a designated spot to grow them; however they do grow in my yard. The birds plant them!
Dried Fruit Medley Bird Food Recipe
Want to feed some picky eaters that normally don’t always come to the feeder? Make up this dried fruit medley bird food recipe. Provide a separate tray of this speciality mix away from your main feeders to tempt some new guests.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
The eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to eastern North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats.
Coopers Hawk in My Garden
The coopers hawk in my garden, he enjoys parking himself on my deck rail or the neighbor’s fence and watching over the yard. The backyard feeder birds are an easy target for hawks, they will stand back and watch the songbirds eat their fill and then strike them in flight as they leave.
Birds Like Safflower Seed Squirrels Dislike
Looking to keep the squirrels off your feeders? Try changing your birdseed. Birds like safflower seed squirrels dislike it. So, if your are looking for a great way to feed the birds and keep the squirrels at bay, look toward the seed.
Red Tailed Hawk
You can find red tailed hawks in every eco-system there is. This raptor will hunt down voles,mice, rabbits, birds, snakes and squirrels. You can find them sitting high in trees and on telephone poles watching for motion on edges of fields. Once the hawk spots its prey it will swoop down and pick it up.