How to Plant Wildflowers in a Large Field

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Wildflowers are valuable habitat, nesting sites for birds and provide floral resources for moths, bees and butterflies. You can plant native perennials and grass on a large piece of land and enjoy a succession of flowers and foliage throughout the year. Wildflowers will not require a lot of maintenance once … Read more

9 Potted Plants that Attract Birds to your Yard

Birds love a colorful garden. You may want to bring birds to your lawn, but you have limited space. You can overcome this by using potted plants. Plants grown in containers will offer food and shelter for birds. They are portable and add color to your garden.  Potted plants will … Read more

How To Grow Wildflowers in Pots

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You can choose to grow your wildflowers in pots if you have limited space in your garden or if you intend to keep things visually interesting. Wildflowers can add to the aesthetic of your landscape when grown in container pots strategically placed on your lawn. You can place your pots … Read more

Best Trees To Plant That Deer Love!

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You should plant trees that produce edible vegetation to encourage deer to your garden. You can choose to plant either soft mast or hard mast trees. Soft mast produces fleshy fruits such as pears and apples, while hard mast trees produce fruits with thick, hard shells such as acorns that … Read more

7 Best Trees To Bring Squirrels to Your Garden

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Squirrels eat a variety of nuts and foliage from native trees. As a gardener, you should aim to plant trees that provide food and shelter for squirrels. They can be attracted to your yard with minimal effort, and so will birds and deer. Some gardeners use feeders to attract squirrels … Read more

7 Best Trees To Bring Birds to Your Garden!

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You can lure birds to your yard by planting trees that are a good source of food or offer great nesting sites. Native birds grow to rely on the food and shelter provided by local plants and trees. It is best to plant trees native to your area, to ensure … Read more

7 Evergreen Trees to Plant for Wildlife

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You can transform your backyard into a wildlife sanctuary by planting trees that are friendly to native animals. When planting trees in your garden, you should consider trees native to your area as they serve the needs of local animals better. Extensive research is required to ensure that the trees … Read more

Wildlife-Friendly Shrubs You Should Plant

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Native shrubs and trees are the best choices for wildlife, as they provide food to a variety of insects and birds. Their flowers appeal to bees and other pollinators. Woody shrubs also provide shelter and breeding places for wildlife. Insects such as butterflies use shrubs as natural windbreakers. Birds can … Read more

Ground Cover Plants That Are Great for Wildlife

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You can plant native ground covers in your garden to provide habitat and food for wildlife. Many home gardeners are taking an interest in low-growing perennials due to the value they provide to local wildlife. These ground-covering plants do not need regular maintenance once they take hold in your garden. … Read more

How to Plant Wildflowers in Grass Without Tilling

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You can plant wildflowers in an existing garden with grass cover. You do not have to extensively cultivate the land to plant wildflowers. Wildflowers are valuable to your garden ecosystem as they provide floral resources, and nesting sites and offer protection for hundreds of insect species. They are also great … Read more