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Aren’t those baby ducks precious? Our previous home was down the street from a park with a pond. The momma duck would bring her babies to our front porch each morning to be fed. One of our favorite memories!
An easy way to study nature is to attract wildlife to your yard. These tips will have your yard looking like a nature preserve in no time!
- offer them nesting materials
- make a birdseed wreath
- hang a bird feeder
- build a barn owl box
- the ultimate dining guide for hummingbirds
Toads & Frogs
- make a toad habitat and house
- or a little Hobbit house (!!!)
- build a frog pond
- neglect your swimming pool (not recommended, but effective!)
- search the sidewalks after a heavy rain
- use two sticks to call them to the surface
- make a worm farm out of a 2 ltr bottle
- construct an insect hotel
- host an ant picnic
- build a ladybug house
- make a ladybug feeder
- imitate a firefly
- attract fireflies to your yard
- plants that attract praying mantis
- add a bee bath
- add a stepping stone to your flower bed & check underneath periodically
- build a bat house
- attract squirrels
- learn a squirrel call
- how to make rabbits come to your yard
- attract snakes to your yard
- 5 plants that attract deer
Have you grabbed your Holiday Nature Walks yet?
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