What's In Your Yard

 


Article by: Ronald Patterson

AS LONG AS I can remember, I've been fascinated by wild birds. , Amaryllis Secrets I have to think it is their freedom of flight. Ah yes, to come and go wherever and whenever. Birds , Wicker Patio Furniture is Gorgeous with Colorful Patio Furniture Cushions soaring in the wind, how grand that must be. I started feeding birds , Problems With Peonies? at age 10 and really began to garden , Waterfall Ponds for birds , Green Thumb Gifts: Beyond Gardening Gloves when I was 30 years old. Things began to happen as my bird garden , Problems With Peonies? grew. Other wildlife , Grass Varieties besides birds , Vacation Proofing your Garden began to make my yard , Outdoor Storage Sheds part of their home. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! Not lions, tigers and bears, oh my, but squirrels, chipmunks and raccoons, bunnies and other furry creatures. I figure it goes with the territory and I have remedied most of that with baffles etc.

Other forms of winged life. Insects, lots of different insects came a calling. Oh sure, we all have out battles with aphids, mites and other plant , Common Landscape Design Features sucking and chewing bugs. However, these bugs attract other good insects and attract more birds , Cultivating Plants In Your Garden...What To Watch Out For and even bats.

Throughout the seasons, , Taming Your Outdoors my yard , Taming Your Outdoors is now home , With So Many Choices For Patio Furniture, Finding The Perfect Set To Complement Your Yard Is Easy to butterflies, dragonflies, ladybugs, katydids, praying mantis and a host of other beneficial insects. My yard , Patio Umbrellas and Beach Umbrellas. Practical and Appealing. is full of life! The various movements of flight and color. , Feng Shui In the Garden Different insect sights and sounds fill the air , Viburnum Dilatatum 'Cardinal Candy' from spring , Problems With Peonies? throughout the summer , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction into fall. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World!

My birds , New Ideas For Your Backyard Landscaping Project find a place , How to Clone with Success to nest and plenty of food , Rose Gardening to feed their young. I have birds , Rose Gardening doing nose dives in the ground cover. Birds , Patio Bar Chairs for Comfortable Outdoor and Poolside Seating fluttering in the shrubs , Outdoor Storage Sheds to grab the protein needed to survive. There is something special in watching a Cedar Waxwing or Tree , Hammock Stands - How to Hang a Hammock if There Are No s Around Swallow catching dinner on the fly. Now that is what I call , Seeding a Lawn "Fast Food! , Preformed Pond Liners " Yep, never mind the 30 minute meals for my birds. , Green Thumb Gifts: Beyond Gardening Gloves

Frogs and toads have found a home , Tillandsia "Airplants" - Don't Plant These Plants! as well. Three different species of frogs have adopted my little water garden. , Waterfall Ponds Toads help to keep the slugs and ground insects in check.

Several insects help to pollinate the blooms (In return, I've learned to plant , A Garden Bench: A Beautiful Addition To Any Garden several HOST PLANTS to keep the cycle going.) The old blooms produce seed, , A Garden Bench: A Beautiful Addition To Any Garden berries and nuts for the birds , Growing Nostalgic "Old Roses" In Your Garden and other wildlife. , Green Thumb Gifts: Beyond Gardening Gloves Insect larvae and eggs offer protein for my birds , Green Thumb Gifts: Beyond Gardening Gloves in the cold winter , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction months as well.

By offering fresh water, , Outdoor Storage Sheds shelter and a cornucopia of food, , A Modern Day Glove Affair my yard , Take Another Look at Those Wild Surreptitious Weeds always has something new in store for me. My yard , Solar Garden Lights is always alive!

Planting for wildlife , Tillandsia "Airplants" - Don't Plant These Plants! has paid huge dividends for me.

What's in your yard?

Ronald Patterson WindStar Wildlife , Hurricane Landscaping Considerations Habitat Naturalist Michigan Certified Nurseryman Kentwood, MI http://www.backyardbirdingtips.com/
Ronald Patterson has a passion for wildbirds. He's been feeding and caring for birds , With So Many Choices For Patio Furniture, Finding The Perfect Set To Complement Your Yard Is Easy for more then 40 years. Ron is a "Wildlife Habitat , With So Many Choices For Patio Furniture, Finding The Perfect Set To Complement Your Yard Is Easy Naturalist" and "Michigan Certified Nurseryman." He also lectures and writes about birds , Selecting Outdoor Benches and other wildlife. , A Modern Day Glove Affair His expertise and knowledge on birds, , Solar Garden Lights habitats, , Waterfall Ponds and plants , The Cure for Common Pool Stains makes him the ideal person to help you learn to garden , Marjoram: The Herb of Happiness for birds. , Landscape Fabric - Is Landscape Fabric Even Necessary In Landscaping? Ron Patterson's writes a weekly newsletter called "Backyard Birding Tips. , Problems With Peonies? " You can sign up today and have Ron give you friendly and often humorous advise on Attractting, feeding and caring for wildlife. , Preformed Pond Liners Go to: http://www.backyardbirdingtips.com/

Sign up for Ron Patterson's newsletter today and start learning from one of America's backyard , February in the Garden birding experts.

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