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Jill lives in Tampa, Florida, and writes about gardening, butterflies, outdoor projects and birding. When she's not gardening, you'll find he reading, traveling and happily digging her toes into the sand on the beach.
Beauty and the Beak: A Bald Eagle Rescue Story
When a bullet took her upper beak, Beauty the bald eagle would have starved. A dedicated caregiver and 3D printing changed all that.
9 Butterfly Flowers That Are Easy to Grow From Seed
12 Flowering Shrubs That Attract Butterflies
Grow Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies in 5 Simple Steps
12 Tips for Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders, and 5 Feeders That Work
Watch Baby Birds With Nest Cams and in Your Backyard
8 Tips to Take Breathtaking Hummingbird Photos
Look, listen and learn how to shoot amazing photos of hummingbirds that capture their dazzling...
15 Common Backyard Birds You Should Know
New to birding? Learn to recognize 15 common backyard birds, and discover ways to attract...
Birding Gadgets and Gear You Never Knew You Needed
Go beyond binoculars and field guides and ramp up your game with the coolest new...
Top 10 Essential Garden Tools and How to Choose Them
With these garden tools, you can tackle just about any job in your yard. Learn...
Migratory Birds Hotspots for Spring
Bright colors, fluttering wings... spring means birds are on the move! Head to these migratory...
Tips for Attracting the First Spring Butterflies
Learn which butterflies appear first, what they feed on, and the best actions for supporting...
Laugh and Learn With the Nature Art of Rosemary Mosco
Who says learning can't be fun? Rosemary Mosco's delightful nature art will capture your heart...
10 Herons and Egrets Found in North America
You probably recognize the great blue heron when you see it, but what about the...
18 Fragrant Roses to Perfume Your Garden
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but some are sweeter than...
All About Painted Buntings
You have to see this prismatic feeder bird to believe it.
Eat the Rainbow: 11 Vegetables of a Different Color
Purple carrots, blue potatoes, and black tomatoes? Plant a garden full of unexpected vegetables and...
10 Flowering Houseplants to Grow
Add a burst of flowering color to your indoor space with these pretty houseplants.
5 Basic Butterfly Behaviors to Know
Take your butterfly gardening to the next level by learning some of their most common...
Top 10 Plants for Swallowtail Butterflies
Transform your backyard garden into a swallowtail butterfly paradise with these flower favorites.
Diary of Monarch Migration
The "super-generation" of butterflies that migrates to Mexico each year is simply amazing. Learn about...
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