Did you know that May is Garden for Wildlife Month?
Now that you know THAT …
How you gonna celebrate?
You know it don’t matter none if you have a sprawlin’ farm or a teensy tiny apartment balcony, you can grow a garden of beautiful blooms for the birds and the bees, butterflies, and other wild neighbors.
Why fill a hummingbird feeder when you can offer flowers instead?
And, if you live in an urban setting, your garden will help restore a little oasis of nature where mostly concrete prevails. Just ask this cozy mourning dove …
The National Wildlife Federation offers the following tips for tailoring your garden to wildlife (click on a tip to learn how):
Once you’ve established these four essential elements to make a healthy and sustainable wildlife habitat, the NWF encourages you to join thousands of gardeners across the country who have qualified for the Certified Wildlife Habitat program.
Now THAT’S somethin’ to celebrate!