The arrival of the hummingbirds is one of the highlights of spring. Most years, they surprise me, zipping around the yard before I’ve even thought about hanging out my feeder. As spring moves northward, so do the birds, following the above freezing temperatures and spring blooms. Here are some resources and a handy chart to help you get ready for hummingbirds in your yard.
Dogs and cats are pretty smart animals, and some have figured out that if they scratch on a door, someone let them in. Watch this video to see how to replace weather stripping on a door and prevent future damage.
It’s a wonder cats and dogs can contain themselves at all at Christmastime, with all those climbable branches, swattable glittery baubles, and scented chewable branches! But there are some things you can do to keep your pets (and decorations!) safe this holiday season.
Ultrasonic electronic pest and insect repellent devices claim that their high frequency sound waves are intolerable to rodents and insects. However, simply plugging one of these devices in probably won’t end your pest woes. Read on to find out more about the effectiveness of electronic pest repellents.
Mary Lou asks, “We love feeding birds, but they drop seeds on our balcony which attracts mice and rats. What can we do to keep rodents away?”
Birds and rodents both love to eat seeds. Try these tips to discourage rodents from your bird feeder.
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.