Country Woman Magazine

Country Woman Magazine

Birds & Blooms Editorial Policies

For nearly 30 years, Birds & Blooms, a Trusted Media Brand, has been inspiring readers to have a lifelong love of birding, gardening and nature. We are the #1 bird and garden magazine in North America and a trusted online resource for over 15 million outdoor enthusiasts annually. Our library of thousands of informative articles and how-tos has been written by trusted journalists and fact-checked by bird and garden experts for accuracy. In addition to our staff of experienced gardeners and bird-watchers, we hire individuals who have years of education and hands-on experience with birding, bird feeding, gardening, butterflies, bugs and more. Learn more about Birds & Blooms, our field editor program, and our submission guidelines.


Welcome Fall With a Whimsical Owl Wreath

Decorate for fall and show your love of birds. An owl wreath on your front door will give guests something to hoot about.

How to Make a Garden Hose Wreath

Add a touch of the backyard to your front door décor. This sunny and cheerful garden hose wreath will chase the clouds and spring showers away.

How to Make a Pallet Bench for Your Patio

Need a place to sit and relax in the backyard while you admire your flower beds? Get creative and repurpose wood from pallets to build a pallet bench.