Attracting Birds & Butterflies

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Easy Ways to Attract Birds to Your Yard

Make your yard a bird's paradise by following these simple steps.

5 Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

Draw the smallest birds to your garden with these tips.

3 Plants That Attract Butterflies

Who doesn't love butterflies? Get them to visit your yard with these plants.

2 Ways to Make Your Yard a Bird Haven

Attract a myriad of birds to your yard by completing these simple and fun projects.

Attracting Wildlife to Your Container Garden

Support the local environment and enrich your own.

What Do Bugs Do In the Winter?

Different insects have different cold weather habits.

How to Repair a Cracked Concrete Bird Bath

Fluctuating temperatures can cause cracking.

How To Fix A Fountain Bird Bath

For those made of concrete, chips and cracks are common.

How To Keep Squirrels Out Of Your Bird Feeder

There are numerous methods for keeping squirrels out of a bird feeder. One way is using a squirrel proof

How to Make Hummingbird Food Solution

A hummingbird food solution can be easily made and is less expensive than purchasing ready made nectar

Cement Bird Bath Cleaning Tips

If you have attracted birds to your cement bird bath, it is just as important to keep them coming there

Build a Birdhouse in 4 Steps

It's great carpentry practice, and helps our feathered pals.

Repurposing a Fence Post for a Bird Feeder

Invite your feathered friends and upcycle a fence post too.

How to Repair Broken Birdbath Bowls

If you need to repair your birdbath bowl, follow the seven steps.

How to Seal a Concrete Bird Bath

With some elbow grease, you can make your bath last longer.

Keeping Raccoons Away from Your Bird Feeder

Raccoon are cute and clever, but a nuisance to your bird feeder. Here's how you can keep them away from it.

How to Attract Insect-Eating Birds, Part 1

Add some of these 3 elements to your garden, and bring on the birds.

DIY Butterfly House in 5 Steps

Keep your garden helpers happy by building them a home!

How to Paint a Concrete Birdbath Properly

Try this simple solution for fixing up an old, shabby birdbath.

Build A Butterfly House In 5 Steps

A garden can be spruced up by adding a great landscaping element such as a butterfly house.

How to Make a Concrete Bird Bath

A concrete bird bath is not very difficult to make.

How to Attract Insect-eating Birds, Part 2

Better than any insecticide, birds naturally help keep pests to a minimum. Here are a few ways to attract them to your yard.

How to Safely Remove a Beehive

Relocate your swarm in 5 easy steps.

Common Problems With A Bird Bath

A birdbath in the yard will attract many different types of birds. You can provide a healthy safe environment

Build Your Own Bird Bath

A bird bath is a shallow container of water that bird enthusiasts can place in their backyards to attract

Replacing Parts For A Solar Bird Bath

Finding new parts for your solar bird bath should be fairly simple although there are not many parts

Fountain Bird Bath Designs And Plans

A fountain bird bath is a sure way to attract birds and this mainly has to do with the sound of flowing

Hanging A Garden Bird Bath

Sometimes it seems that there just isn’t room for a garden bird bath because the family takes up

Bird Feeder Care Tips

An unkempt bird feeder is a haven for diseases. Protect visiting birds by properly cleaning your feeder. Healthy

How to Put Up a Window Bird Feeder Safely

For those who enjoy watching birds, a window bird feeder is a wonderful option. A window bird feeder

Creating A Window Bird Feeder

A window bird feeder is something that is purely for entertainment. Bird enthusiasts, or just those who

Attract Colorful Birds To Your Yard: 3 Ideas

To attract colorful birds to your yard, employ these 3 techniques. Aim to Please Choose seed types

How To Make A Hummingbird Feeder

A backyard hummingbird feeder is a great way to unwind and watch the birds as they do their mid-air dance.

Must-Know Facts About Bird Feeding

Encouraging bird feeding in your yard requires more than just providing seed. You must create an environment

Build A Platform Bird Feeder In 6 Steps

If you have basic woodworking skills, you can build a platform bird feeder in just a couple of hours.

How to Make a Soda Bottle Bird Feeder

Building a soda bottle bird feeder is a nice and quick project you can do that will allow you to enjoy

How to Make a Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder

A squirrel will enjoy your bird feeder more than the birds if you let it. Here is a plan to squirrel-proof

Protecting Your Hummingbird Feeder from Ants with an Ant Moat

For anybody that may have ever kept a hummingbird feeder, you may have already noticed that you will

Protecting Your Bird Feeder from Blackbirds

Often, your bird feeder will attract not only the intended birds but also a few pests as well. Blackbirds

Making a Bird Feeder Using Reused Bottles

Nearly everyone loves the look of various species of bird flying about in their garden. To attract them

Making a Bird Seed Feeder out of a Milk Carton

You can make a beautiful bird feeder for your yard using an empty milk carton. This fun project is

Making a Bird Feeder with Food Scraps

With wildlife losing habitat at an alarming rate we need to encourage bird as well as other creatures

Boosting Calcium in Your Wild Bird Feed with Egg Shells

Today many populations of wild birds rely on the bird feed offered by backyard feeders to provide them

How to Build and Install a Wren House

A wren house is a typical birdhouse. The same type of birdhouse can be used by many small wild birds,

Bird Feed for Baby Wild Birds

What should you do and what is the proper bird feed for baby wild birds? Before you begin to even think