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How to Welcome Bluebirds to Your Yard Nov 21, 2017


Want blue in your garden? Invite bluebirds to set up housekeeping.

Trend Alert: Feathers Nov 3, 2017


Take flight with feathers in your decor.

Buzz Off: Make These Natural Herbal Insect Repellent Bundles May 20, 2016


Try this all-natural technique to keep mosquitoes from attending your next outdoor get together.

Make a Homemade Carpenter Bee Trap May 20, 2016


How to build a carpenter bee trap that will put an end to their destructive doings.

Planting for Pollinators May 18, 2016


Bring beneficial birds, bees and butterflies to your garden by growing plants and flowers they love.

Plant a Wildlife-Friendly Edible Garden May 18, 2016


Strategic planting invites beneficial critters into your vegetable garden while deterring the annoying pests.

The Perfect Plants for a Garden Pond May 17, 2016

Attracting wildlife into the yard brings it to life, and a pond is a magnet for wildlife. 

Tour an Animal Lover’s Garden 24 Photos

Tour an Atlanta garden inspired by a love of animals, Paris and vintage accessories.

Green Room: Keeping Critters Out with a Stylish Garden House May 19, 2016


Squirrels or other four-legged critters making a mess of your garden? See this example of a stylish screen house solution for keeping critters out of your garden on Prefit.

DIY Wildlife Indian Corn Wreath May 13, 2016


Learn how to make this beautiful treat for your backyard wildlife.

Attract Wildlife With Native Southwest Plants 13 Photos

Attract butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your Southwestern garden with these native plant picks from Quinta Mazatlan and Prefit Gardens.

Use Gourds to Make a Natural Bird Feeder 15 Photos

The experts at Prefit show you how to use fall gourds to create a simple and natural bird feeder.

Make Clay Pot Bird Feeders 7 Photos

Grab the kids, some paint and a clay pot and make a personalized bird feeder with easy, step-by-step instructions from Prefit.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder 8 Photos

Learn how to make a bird feeder using inexpensive items from the thrift store with step-by-step instructions from Prefit.

Keeping Ticks Away May 12, 2016


Tips for making sure these bugs don't bite.

Voracious Japanese Beetles May 12, 2016


These little critters are a gardener’s worst nightmare, devouring more than 300 varieties of plants.

Bug Off: Get the Earwigs Out of My Garden! May 12, 2016


Learn why earwigs give Gayla the willies.

Deer-Resistant Annuals Nov 17, 2017


Outsmart Bambi by learning which annuals deer don’t usually eat.

Deer: How to Keep Them Away From Your Garden Feb 17, 2016


From using deer-resistant plants, to deer-repelling scents, there are a number of ways to keep them out of your garden.

Fire Ants Are Trouble Feb 17, 2016


Biting and stinging red imported fire ants (RIFA) can pose serious risks to people and pets.

Ordering Beneficial Bugs By Mail Feb 17, 2016


Send insect pests packing with mail-order beneficial bugs.

How to Get Rid of Moles Feb 17, 2016


Don't let these burrowing varmints turn your lawn into their playpen.

A Natural Remedy for Mosquitoes Feb 17, 2016


Keep mosquitoes out of your garden with this easy tip.

Carpenter Ants Feb 17, 2016


A beneficial insect you'll want to see pack up its tool belt and scram.

A Surprising Way to Banish Fruit Flies Feb 17, 2016


Get rid of fruit flies by pouring them a nice glass of wine.

Raiding Rodents Feb 17, 2016

Get tips on waging war against garden pests.

The Gray Squirrel 411 May 17, 2016


Know your enemy! The gray squirrel can be a gardener's worst furry foe, unless you take precautions.