Voles, a.k.a. field or meadow mice, are little brownish grayish rodents that can cause damage to your lawn or garden; including vanishing bulbs, gnawed bark, crippled roots, nibbled stems, and pathways in the lawn. Read on for some tips on how to control voles in your yard.
Few things are more frustrating than being continually outwitted by a squirrel on a mission to steal food from the bird feeder in your yard. While I can’t offer any guarantees, if you follow the tips below, you should be able to stop squirrels from raiding your bird feeder, so you can get back to bird watching. Read on to find out more.
If you enjoy watching and helping the birds in your yard, try putting out some nesting material in early spring to make your yard more bird-friendly. You can buy nesting material for birds, or make your own. Read on to find out what to use and not to use for bird nesting materials in your yard.
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.
One summer afternoon, I was doing what I do best – enjoying some down time – when I heard the telltale buzzing of a hummingbird around my butterfly bush. Or was it? On closer inspection, I discovered that it wasn’t a hummingbird at all, but it sure looked like one! Read on to find out more.