Wildlife

The variety of insects, animals, and birds in our very own gardens and backyards still amazes me every single day. Here at Gardeniaorganics we want to share some wonderful images and information to help you enjoy the wildlife in your garden even more.

Bee identification tips

Bee Identification Guide: 31 Most Common Bees In Our Gardens

If you would like to tell apart the different types of bees, we’re here to help with a complete guide to the most common bee species, including their shapes, colors, and the time of year you’ll see them out and about.

Bluebirds after fledge explained

Where Do Bluebirds Go After They Fledge

While some bluebirds stay in their home territory, others will travel great distances to find new food sources and nesting sites. This can result in some bluebirds ending up in very different places from where they started out!

Squirrels eating leaves and tree bark

Do Squirrels Eat Leaves? (On Trees or Off Lawns)

It may not be surprising to see them getting into fruits or vegetables, but if you begin to see bite marks on leaves, it may get you thinking, do squirrels really eat leaves?

Dawn dish soap deer repellent

Don’t use Dawn Dish Soap Deer Repellent (Read this first)

Though you shouldn’t use Dawn dish soap to prevent deer from coming onto your property, there are still other things you can try.

Smells squirrels hate you need to try

12 Smells Squirrels Hate (Keep Them Off Your Plants)

There’s a reason squirrels are so pesky – they’re looking for food. Squirrels have an incredible sense of smell that can smell food buried underground.

Fox sometimes take fish from backyard pond

Do Foxes Take Fish From Backyard Ponds?    

Ponds provide an appealing environment for many types of plants and animals. Besides your fish, other animals may pay a visit to your pond.

dog at a backyard fence

11 Effective Dog Fence Ideas For Your Backyard

Owning a dog is a huge responsibility. Not only are there all the day to day care needs of your pet but you must also find a way to keep your dog secure while he or she enjoys time in the backyard.

Can My Neighbours' Chickens Attract Rats?

Can My Neighbours’ Chickens Attract Rats?

If your neighbor has chicken, you’re at an increased risk of suffering a rat infestation. Read all you need to know here.

Can Canaries Live Outside?

Can Canaries Live Outside?

Canaries are popular domestic birds and many people choose to keep them in an indoor cage. However, if you want to keep them outdoors, there are some things you’ll want to consider. 

How Much Does A Queen Bee Cost?

How Much Does A Queen Bee Cost?

A queen bee is the fully fertile developed female of a hive or colony bee. It is responsible for all of the genetic traits within its colony. But how much do they cost?

How To Get Rid Of Cricket Noise At Night (Sleep Better)

How To Get Rid Of Cricket Noise At Night (Sleep Better)

In this article, we will highlight ways to get rid of cricket noise so that you can sleep soundly and peacefully.

Dead Bird in Backyard meaning

Dead Bird in Backyard (Meaning, Cause And What To Do)

Proper removal of the bird will reduce the risks of infections, bacteria, and other adverse effects on humans. Here is what you can do.

grasshopper

Complete Guide To Grasshoppers In Your Backyard

Grasshoppers are herbivorous insects renowned for their ability to jump long distances. The most common type of grasshoppers is locusts. Let’s find out more about them.

Can Muscovy Ducks Fly?

Can Muscovy Ducks Fly?

As we all know, ducks are known to fly. But what about Muscovy Ducks? Can they fly as well? Let’s find out.

can hedgehogs swim

Can Hedgehogs Swim?

Often we get asked about hedgehogs and water and if they can swim.