Garden Wildlife Projects

Discover ways to make your garden projects more welcoming to wildlife.

Attracting Hummingbirds and Orioles is Easy!

Have you been offering orange halves, grape jelly, and colored nectar for your backyard oriole or hummingbird? If so, you know the joy of having these fascinating colorful birds in your backyard or patio. If not, don’t miss another day. Start attracting these colorful birds today with quick tips from our experts. Orioles Attract orioles [...]

2019-11-13T18:38:29-05:00Gardening, Wildlife|

Calling all Cardinal Fans!

As the long winter wears on, you find yourself longing for bright colors and sounds from birds chirping outside your windows. While most birds fly south towards warmer temps each season, the cardinal braves the cold, bitter Midwestern winters. The Cardinal has long been associated with power, strength and beauty. Their vibrant red color equals [...]

2019-11-13T21:37:47-05:00Wildlife|

Plants To Attract Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies, Birds

As concern for our friendly pollinators increases - bees, butterflies, birds - so does the demand for pollinator attracting plants. So, how do you bring pollinators into your yard? We suggest planting a few of these easy-to-grow plants: ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS Coral Bells Lobelia Columbine Foxglove Penstemon Petunias Salvia Hosta Mandevilla ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES Aster Althea Buddleia [...]

2018-06-04T10:32:18-05:00Gardening, Wildlife|

Orioles: How to Attract

In the Midwest the Baltimore Orioles...the bird, not the baseball team...have seen a decline over the past few years.  Good news!  This year, according to reports, Orioles are on the rise.  And bird lovers everywhere are fluttering with excitement to see these beautiful creatures and hear their whistling song. You too can get in on [...]