Four good reasons why you should commit an area of your yard to wildlife. First, by every measure, earth is losing natural habitat.
Just like humans, wildlife need water. They use it for drinking and bathing, and some animals live in water or hide in it.
Mulch makes a big difference to planting beds. It helps to reduce evaporation, maintain soil temperature and more.
Sample plans and native plant lists for specific regions: Northwest, Midwest, West.
Moving water attracts more wildlife than still water. Here are some simple ways to make water move.
Locate large trees away from property lines, plant flowers in color groups and odd numbers, curve pathways. More.
Wildlife need to feel safe in your yard: Dense shrubs, brush piles, stacked firewood, tall grasses, trees, and for some animals, water. Plus more.