Certified Wildlife Gardens – Theme Garden Series

When considering a theme for a certain garden space, a wildlife garden or habitat is one idea that brings pleasure to the gardener as well as critical habitat to wildlife.  Implementing a wildlife garden on your property contributes to wildlife and habitat conservation.  According to the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, habitat loss is one of […]

Meadow Gardens

Have you driven down Interstate-40 in North Carolina and noticed the beautiful wildflowers blooming along the roadsides?  If, like me, those colorful flowers brighten your day, it might make you want to do something similar in your own garden or landscape. However, if you think it isn’t possible because you don’t have a large tract of […]

Attracting Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are an important link in the pollination process which is important to our food supply.   Just like the bees, butterflies, bats and other types of birds that visit our gardens, hummingbirds require nectar to survive.  It is important now more than ever for us (humans) to do our part to maintain a healthy ecosystem. […]

Hang on for Deer Life!

  Oh, deer! These creatures are beautiful! Anyone else thinking of Bambi right now? It’s okay, we did too at first. Grab a tissue and put a smile on your face. This isn’t supposed to be a sad article! Even here in the city of Raleigh, seeing deer out and about is very common. They’re […]

Bring the Wings!

              Are you one of those people who enjoys nature? Do you get excited when you see hummingbirds and butterflies? There is nothing more pleasing than the sound of hummingbirds humming on a sunny, summer afternoon. Many of us will buy expensive feeders with the red nectar to attract […]

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