Animals

The DIY hummingbird ant moat guard is simple to make and also works well in keeping ants off the hummingbird feeder.  It makes feeder cleanings easy because we don't have to worry about... Read More
How To Keep Ants Out Of Your Hummingbird Feeder DIY Our hummingbirds don't like to share, so we have to place multiple small 2 ounce feeders throughout the yard.  Once ants find the feeders, they track a lot of dirt and block the openings which... Read More
when ladybugs emerge from hibernation in winter Our ladybugs usually hibernate inside the crevices of the split trunk of a wild cherry tree.  In late spring, after leaves have sprouted and temperatures are consistenly near 60 degrees, they... Read More
Boo watching over geese Our dog Boo has always been an adventurer, starting from the moment we adopted him ten years ago at 6 months of age.  With an acre and a half of partially wooded property to explore, our Great... Read More
We planted Milkweed late last year after hearing of the Monarch Butterfly decline.  This year, the plants were getting bigger and starting to fill out.  By mid-August, the tall plants... Read More