Which Insects to Buy For Your Garden


They let 72,000 ladybugs loose in the Mall of America! That was a pretty good idea. We let about 300 loose in our own backyard last weekend. After all, insects are an inevitable presence in any garden. Some are beneficial insects that will protect crops. A successful garden is a place where the harmful and … Read more

The Best Way to Attract Wildlife To Your Garden

Frog and butterfly

Gardens are great places to unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature. Whether you enjoy getting your hands dirty or just taking in the loveliness, your garden is a place where you love to spend your time. While some animals like rabbits and groundhogs are unwelcome pests in your sanctuary, others are welcome guests. Birds, … Read more

Five Ways to Attract Honey Bees to Your Garden


While it may not always seem like it, there are a lot of perks to having honey bees buzzing around your garden. They act as pollinators, bringing your entire yard to life. There are a bunch of different ways you can attract these insects. Learn some of your different options below: 1. Plant flowers that … Read more

How to Build a Butterfly Garden


If you’re looking to get more out of your garden this year, you may want to think about adding flowers and plants that attract wildlife. One species of wildlife that adds stunning beauty to a garden is the butterfly. The flowers add fragrance to your garden and watching the butterflies interact and go about their … Read more

Growing a Bee-Friendly Garden

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Many people find bees to be annoying, particularly when they’re out in their yard trying to accomplish a task and the bees keep swarming and “threatening” them. While bees can definitely sting, it’s important to note that they carry many benefits for the outdoor world, and we shouldn’t interfere with their inhabitance in our yards … Read more

How to Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden


Every year, in late August, hummingbirds start their migration. It is sad to see them go, but we can welcome these other valuable garden companions. Never mind the charm of these slight birds that weigh less than a nickel. They are also very important to gardens as both insect predators and pollinators. And this is … Read more

Invite Birds to Your Garden

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Our feathered friends bring beauty, movement, color, and sweet chirps of music to any garden or yard. But they also provide the additional and functional benefit of controlling the destructive insect population. They love to feast on many of the pesky pests that can invade garden flowers and plants. You already have some birds visiting … Read more

6 Insects You Want In Your Garden!

beneficial insects garden

Many gardeners use chemicals to get all the pests away from their growing fruits and vegetables. It is true that there are probably some Aphids, mealybugs, and other pests preying on and damaging your produce and flowers. Yet, there are also some good bugs there too that help protect your flowers and vegetables from those … Read more

Why Bees Are So Important In A Garden

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There are so many aspects that are important for keeping our garden healthy and flourishing. From fertilizers to picking the right plants, everything has to be done in perfect harmony to produce the results that we want. The temperature and the moisture levels have to be just so, but why are bees in the garden so … Read more

Bats In Your Garden? That’s A Good Thing!


Those creepy looking creatures that you see flying in the night are not looking to suck your blood. Actually, they are looking for food and will happily eat every insect in sight. What a concept. A night worker who can keep the peace in your garden can really be beneficial to you. I had no … Read more