Dogs that dig, run, and chew are not often compatible with carefully plotted yards.
Don't expect to see many robins eating at your bird feeder in spring.
In natural settings, leaves, bud scales, twigs, fruits, and flakes of bark all accumulate on the ground to form a layer of debris. Encouraging "duff" helps you feed, shelter, and protect wildlife.
First, try planting trees and shrubs with berries.
Gardeners play an important role in creating year-round backyard bird habitat by planting trees, shrubs, vines and flowers to provide birds with sources of food and shelter.
These well-mannered guests will "dress up" your garden in return for dinner.
Five late-season strategies that are good for the birds