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Hazel Wheaton

Hazel Wheaton

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.

Articles

8 Nutty and Fun Facts About Squirrels

Learn about the bushy-tailed critters in your backyard. These fun facts about squirrels will make you love these furry animals even more.

11 Mistakes You May Be Making with Fresh Basil

Fresh basil is one of the most beloved herbs for good reason—it's easy to grow and makes an amazing addition to a huge variety of dishes in many different cuisines. But when you're growing your own basil and using it in your recipes, are you truly letting your basil shine?

7 Plants with the Weirdest Names

Plants have some of the zaniest names around. How many do you know?