Attracting Wildlife into your Garden
Bee Plants - Attracting Pollinators
Every garden needs pollinators are bees are among the best. Without them there would be limited flowers and even fewer fruits and vegetables. To attract bees and other pollinators to your gardens you need to select flowers and plants that are high in nectar and pollen and plant so that they are obvious and available to the insects.
Birds Love Viburnums - Flowering Shrubs for Birds
There are over 150 species of Viburnum. You can find a variety to suit any garden need: wet or dry, sun or shade, natural or formal, shrub or tree, native or exotic, USDA Zones 2-9.
Deer Resistant Perennial Plants
There are no deer proof plants, only plants that deer don't prefer and even that varies from garden to garden. When deer are hungry, they will eat your plants. The only real deer deterrent is a fence. However, there are some perennial plants that are rarely eaten by deer, giving them the reputation of being deer resistant. It pays to include...
Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden
Lists of plants and flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your gardens, plus other garden features to keep the hummingbirds and butterflies in your yard.
Deer resistant plant lists. Choosing plants deer don't prefer.
If deer are in your area, sooner or later they will find your garden. Plant wisely by choosing deer resistant plants. Use the lists here to help find plants deer don't like.
Deer Resistant Spring Blooming Bulbs
Deer resistant, spring blooming bulbs are welcome in any garden. It is possible to find spring blooming bulbs, other than daffodils, to plant in your garden that will survive the deer and even rodents.
Hummingbird plants are nectar rich and tubular. To attract more hummingbirds to your garden and keep them coming back, plant some of the hummingbird plants listed here.
Deer-Resistant Plants and Preventing Lyme Disease
Deer in the garden are bad enough, but the lyme ticks they bring with them are really trouble. Planting to discourage deer kills to birds with one stone.
Hummingbirds - What Hummingbirds Need
Hummingbirds are attracted to plants at great distances. Red and other bright colors are flags for attracting hummingbirds to your garden. Here are more tips on plants for hummingbirds.
Voles - Controlling Lawn and Garden Rodent Pests
How can something you almost never even see cause so much damage in the garden? Learn to identify vole damage and how to keep them away from your plants.
4-Legged Garden Pests
How to control and prevent wildlife from invading your garden. Keep deer, raccoons, armadillos, squirrels, skunks and even dogs and cats, from destroying your garden with these barriers and repellents using sound, odor, taste and blocks.
Making Peace with Wildlife in the Garden and Yard
As gardeners, we don't always concern ourselves with wildlife any more than wildlife treat our gardens with the respect. But most of us try to find a way to live cooperatively with the wilds around us.