It’s the middle of summer and if there’s one thing most people associate with summer more than anything else it’s swimming! As people we love to cool off during the hot months by taking a dip in nice cool water, and many animals are the same way. Because of this, one of the most effective … Read moreWhich Colors Attract Birds To A Bird Bath? And Which Don’t
Squirrels can be enjoyable to watch, and one great way to encourage them to stick around a little longer is by feeding them apples. These cute critters love to eat and will eat just about anything, but sweet and sour apples are especially appealing to them. In this post I’ll give you some good tips … Read moreDo Squirrels Eat Apples? A Guide To Feeding And Preventing
Not much can take a backyard from good to great like a few friendly songbirds. One of the best ways to attract different kinds of birds to your yard is with a bird bath! Just like humans, birds like to take time to bathe and relax. Giving them a place to do that is sure … Read moreHow To Get Birds To Use A Bird Bath? 9 Tips To Attract Them
Birds can transform an ordinary backyard into a paradise with their bright colors, beautiful songs, and entertaining behavior. I can still remember going to my grandparents’ house as a child and being mesmerized by the brightly colored birds that would visit their many birdhouses. Having a birdhouse in your yard will give birds a shelter … Read moreBirdhouse Placement – Where To Put A Birdhouse In Your Yard
Bird baths can be beautiful works of art in your yard, but they can also be a breeding ground for bacteria and insects. Mosquitoes are one of those pests. Mosquitoes are attracted to water and blood. A bird bath provides both. Bird baths attract mosquitoes because they want to lay their eggs in the water. … Read moreDo Bird Baths Attract Mosquitoes? 3 Things You Must Do Now
If you go into your yard in the spring or summer, you can be fairly sure you will see aphids on your plants. They are abundant in many parts of the world. There are many predators that eat aphids, but are there any that are more enjoyable then birds. Birds eat many types of bugs … Read moreDo Birds Eat Aphids? Find Out Why This Is So Important
You may often see squirrels foraging in your grass. Sometimes you may see grass missing in spots. This is especially true if you have new sprouts in your yard. Are the squirrels eating your grass? Do they even like to eat grass? Squirrels can eat grass and, at times, will eat grass. It has been … Read moreDo Squirrels Eat Grass – Stop Them Without Harming Them
Birds are used to getting wet. They get rained on often and love to splash around in water. Many birds don’t like deep water. They prefer to wade in the water instead of deep sea diving. You should consider the depth of your bird bath when buying it or filling it. Bird baths can be … Read moreHow Deep Should A Bird Bath Be?
Having bird feeders in your yard can be great, but many people don’t anticipate the other critters that tend to come with the birds. People who place bird feeders in their yards often experience increased problems with rats, who start eating spilled food under the bird feeders and sometimes even climbing up onto the feeders … Read moreDo Bird Feeders Attract Rats? A Guide To Fixing The Problem
Nothing can bring a relaxing afternoon in the backyard to a halt quite as quickly as an aggravated colony of wasps. Wasp traps and pest control services can keep wasps from building nests around your house, but I was surprised to find that the source of these aggressive insects is often your bird feeders! Wasps … Read moreDo birds keep wasps away?