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Kaitlin Stainbrook

location-pin Milwaukee, Wisconsin

School: Beloit College

Expertise: Birding, gardening

Kaitlin Stainbrook

  • Written for: Mental Floss, Birds & Blooms, Travel + Leisure, Bustle and more.

Experience

Kaitlin Stainbrook has been writing about birding and gardening for nearly a decade. As the associate editor of Birds & Blooms magazine, she wrote and edited articles across a wide range of topics from houseplants to hummingbirds. She's worked closely with top birding and gardening experts and continues to learn everything she can about the natural world around us.

Education

Bachelor's degree in creative writing and Japanese from Beloit College

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

Columbine Flower Brings in the Hummingbirds

Attract hummingbirds to your yard with the eye-catching columbine flower. This colorful perennial may look delicate but it's one of the hardiest flowers around.

Hummingbirds Love Vermillionaire Firecracker Plant

Transform your yard into a hummingbird paradise with a large, brightly colored vermillionaire cuphea plant, also known as a firecracker plant.

7 Fascinating Sparrow Facts You Should Know

Think sparrows are boring brown birds? Think again! Get the scoop on these familiar feathered friends with sparrow facts and statistics.