The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders and 12 Tips That Work

Let's be honest: there's no such thing as completely squirrel-proof bird feeders. But you can cut down on squirrels' visits by trying these feeders and tips.

Tips for Deer Resistant Plants and Deer Deterrents

Deer may be adorable, but they can seriously damage your garden. Follow this advice to deter deer. Plus, find deer-resistant...


9 Features to Look for in a Bat House

It’s easier and more beneficial to host bats in the backyard than you may think. Just look for these attributes...


Toads vs Frogs: How to Spot the Differences

Frogs and toads are commonly spotted in gardens and backyards. Follow these key clues to spot the differences between toads...


Expert Garden Advice on Rabbit Resistant Flowers

Bunnies eating all of your blooms? Here's an expert's advice for the best rabbit resistant flowers and tips for keeping...

13 Funny Squirrel Pictures You Need to See

Squirrels can be a pain, but they're also pretty darn cute, too. Check out these funny squirrel pictures and enjoy...


What to Feed Squirrels (and How to Peacefully Co-Exist)

Learn what to feed squirrels, along with seven helpful tips to help you live in harmony with these furry backyard...

Create the Ultimate Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Love attracting birds? Don’t stop there. Garden for wildlife to create the ultimate backyard habitat for bugs, butterflies, and more.


5 Deer-Resistant Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Tired of watching your tulips come up in spring, only to be eaten back down to the ground? Plant these...


How to Preserve a Pumpkin the Right Way

Keep the spooky spirit going all October long.


How to Recycle Pumpkins for Birds and Wildlife

Repurpose your leftover Halloween pumpkins to benefit backyard wildlife such as birds, butterflies, deer and more.

Enjoy the Backyard Benefits of a Moon Garden

Learn what to plant for nighttime beauty and why moon gardens are so beneficial for pollinators such as moths, bats...


Backyard Citizen Science for Nature Lovers

Count birds, report caterpillars, plan a habitat... there's something for every nature lover to enjoy with these backyard citizen science...


Nature Connects Exhibit Offers LEGO Hummingbird, Butterfly, and More

Sean Kenney's amazing LEGO sculptures have to be seen to be believed. Learn more about the Nature Connects exhibit touring...


How to Spot Common Winter Wildlife

Be on the lookout for these cold-weather guests this season.


Animal Hibernation: A Long Winter’s Nap

Wildlife nestle in for the season during hibernation, a cold-weather survival tactic.

8 Nutty Facts About Squirrels

Learn more about the bushy-tailed critters in your backyard.


Top 5 Benefits of Bats

These are my top 5 benefits of bats just in time for Halloween.


Why Toads are Valuable in the Garden

Learn more about toads and why these amphibians are beneficial backyard guests.


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The truth about squirrels

The truth about squirrels is this: No matter how cute they might be, they are destructive pests. They are, in