While spring brings sunshine and warm weather, it also brings ticks. When the weather heats up and outdoor activity increases, so do tick bites. Ticks carry and transmit diseases, like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Read on for tips on how to avoid tick bites and control ticks in your yard.
For a real treat in your yard or garden this year, try putting up a bluebird house. These gorgeous birds are so sweet and charming, swooping from tree to post to guard their nests and see what you’re up to. And if their stunning beauty weren’t enough, they’re also great for natural summer insect control! Read on to find out more.
The arrival of spring melts snow, grows flowers, warms the weather, and brings baby animals – including raccoons. You might find adult raccoons and their young cute . . . until they move from their natural home into yours! Read on to find out more.
As long as there have been farmers, there have been birds trying to eat their crops. And throughout the ages, farmers have tried to come up with ingenious ways to scare them off. But do scarecrows in your garden really work? Read on to find out.
One of the best ways to control pests in your garden organically is through the use of beneficial predatory insects. Sometimes all you need to do is encourage the natural predators that already live in your yard; but you can also take steps to increase the population. Read on to find out more.
Since snakes are cold-blooded and must seek out places to regulate their body temperature, spring and fall are seasons of increased snake activity. Read on to find out how to avoid snakes in your lawn or garden.