Creating A Wildlife Friendly Garden

Creating A Wildlife Friendly Garden
A garden that is friendly to local wildlife not only helps the ecosystem but also benefits you. You can enjoy watching birds, small mammals, and even predators when you provide the kind of natural space these animals need. Why Should You Be Gardening with Wildlife in Mind? Good question, and here’s why you should want wildlife in gardens. Simple appreciation of wildlife is one reason to create a garden friendly to native creatures, but there are others too. Supporting your native ecosystem is good for the environment. Practical reasons include natural pest control and saving on water with native species. Of course, there are downsides to wildlife in gardens. Rabbits and deer may nibble on many of your plants and you may consider some wildlife pests, like skunks or raccoons. Embrace all wildlife to create a natural garden and some of those losses become less important.   How to … Read More