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Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe – If you want to attract butterflies to your yard all you have to do is feed them. Either by plant or providing nectar for them to feed on.

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10 Wildflowers that Attract Birds to Your Yard

10 Wildflowers That Attract Birds to Your Yard If you want to attract birds to your yard and also would like to add a splash of color with flowers, might I suggest the best of both worlds? Wildflowers are native to the United States. They are easy to grow in most soils. They are beautiful and birds like chickadees, bluebirds, nuthatches, cardinals, blue jays, titmice, orioles and a whole slew of additional birds will visit them during the growing season.

10 Wildflowers That Attract Birds to Your Yard

If you want to attract birds to your yard and also would like to add a splash of color with flowers, might I suggest the best of both worlds?

Below are 10 wildflowers that you can plant in your yard that birds enjoy.  As an added bonus, they are all easy to grow because they are native to the United States. Most attract beautiful butterflies too.
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What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

Yesterday, I received a question in my Facebook inbox that included pictures.  It is an excellent question too.  What is eating my cabbage plants?

 

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Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

Lifecycle of a Monarch Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

The life cycle of the monarch butterfly is one of beauty.

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Wisconsin Birds

Wisconsin Birds

Wisconsin Birds

This page will be a running list of all my small Wisconsin birds.  The birds can be found in your yards, gardens and around the woodlands areas.
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11 Birds that Eat Oranges

11 Birds That Eat Oranges

Birdy, birdy here’s a sweet treat.

Sure to make you tweet! Tweet! Tweet!
11 birds that eat oranges!

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How To Clean A Hummingbird Feeder

How To Clean A Hummingbird Feeder

How To Clean A Hummingbird Feeder

How To Clean A Hummingbird Feeder – Reduce the chance of passing on harmful bacteria through the growth of seen, or unseen bacteria that is harmful to birds.
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Common Lawn Pests

Common Lawn Pests


Common Lawn Pests

Common Lawn Pests – Disease and grass insect pests can be prevented or cured by following a few basic steps. Be sure to set your low mower height to 1-1/2 inches, have a sharp blade, have the proper fertilizing, drainage and water. Even following each and everything above still can bring on unwanted insect attacks.  So what pest is your culprit?

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Making Your Yard Hummingbird Pleasant

Making Your Yard Hummingbird Pleasant

Making Your Yard Hummingbird Pleasant

Making your yard hummingbird pleasant – How can you get hummingbirds to visit your yard year after year?

It’s not as difficult as one might imagine. If you provide your feathered friends with a reliable food source they will come back at visit you throughout the years.
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Mason Bee

All about the Mason Bee

Mason Bee

There are several kinds of bees,  The one I love to see, attract and even live in my yard is the Mason bee.  Mason bees are non-stinging bees and valuable to pollinating plants.

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