It took the nectar from five million flowers to make the pint of honey setting on a kitchen shelf. Honeybees worked from sunup to sundown.
To know insects is to respect them. They’re vital to our planet. Very few are nuisances, most are beneficial or, at least, benign.
With the first brisk mornings of fall, it may seem like all that’s ahead is to rake up our leaves and then relax until spring. But, no.
When you plant with butterflies in mind, nothing screams “success” like the sight of them dancing from flower to flower.
As you tidy up your yard this fall, consider starting a brush pile. Easy to build, just follow our tips. Provide cover, shelter, den space, more.
I found a baby squirrel; what should I do? Can squirrels swim? Is it okay to feed squirrels? How do squirrels go down trees so easily?
Why do raccoons wash their food? Raccoons and rabies. Orphaned, rescued raccoons. Are pets safe? More.
You should never pick up a turtle by the tail — it can hurt it. So, pick it up by grabbing on each side of its shell behind the front legs.
Do worms have a head? How long do they live? Do they freeze in winter? Why are the slimy? More.