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.

Are Scale Insects Harmful to Humans?

Are Scale Insects Harmful to Humans?

Want to get rid of scale insects in your garden? Are you wondering if they are harmful or dangerous for you? Here is our take on this.

hedgehog in garden

I Have a Hedgehog in My Garden, What Do I Do?

Don’t panic if you notice a hedgehog in your garden. These harmless little creatures need your care. Here is what to do to help them out.

Do Grasshoppers Bite? Are They Dangerous?

Do Grasshoppers Bite? Are They Dangerous?

Grasshoppers are capable of biting humans, and here is how you can prevent this. Also, look at some tips on how to manage a grasshopper bite.

Essential Oils to Keep Birds From Building Nests

Essential Oils to Keep Birds From Building Nests

Birds are not always welcome to nest in our gardens. Especially near seating area and patios. Learn how to discourage nesting.

Is It Safe to Feed a Chipmunk By Hand?

Is It Safe to Feed a Chipmunk By Hand?

Chipmunks are not overly aggressive, but they are extremely timid. This means that they can lash out when frightened, potentially resulting in a bite.

How do You Get a Baby Bird to Open Its Mouth?

How Do You Get a Baby Bird to Open Its Mouth?

If you want to get a baby bird to open its mouth, you can use your fingernail to open it gently. Again, being patient and delicate is crucial.

Where do blackbirds sleep

Where Do Blackbirds Sleep?

Blackbirds rarely sleep in a nest. Instead, these birds prefer random places like trees and holes. Here are the main reasons behind that.

How close can birdboxes be

How Close Can Birdboxes Be?

In general, it is advisable that bird boxes are roughly 60-80 feet apart. Many birds are territorial (especially around mating time). As a result, by having them too close together, you may be left with an unoccupied bird box!

hegdehog

Are Hedgehogs Messy?

When all is said and done, hedgehogs need a bit of help to stay clean, and they will surely appreciate it. This involves cage cleaning and foot baths.

birdbath

Is Your Bird Bath Too Deep – Will Birds Drown?

If you fill a birdbath too deep, some birds can indeed drown in the water. This goes primarily for birds that are very young, injured, or sick.

Will Birds Starve if I Stop Feeding Them?

Will Birds Starve If I Stop Feeding Them?

If you’re worried, ‘will birds starve if I stop feeding them?’ never fear. Even throughout harsh winter months, birds are adept and find food.

Green Finches

How to Attract Green Finches to Your Garden

Greenfinches are friendly with other birds and will happily make themselves at home in your garden if they have the right environment.

What chaffinches eat

What Do Chaffinches Eat?

Chaffinches eat a varied diet of bugs, seeds, and fruit. This being said, what makes up the bulk of their diet will depend on the time of year.

baby robin

When Can Baby Robins Feed Themselves?

Learn all about baby robins and their eating habits when young. Robins are dedicated parents, as their newborns must be fed frequently.

baby squirrel drinking milk

Do Baby Squirrels Drink Water?

If you are rehabilitating a baby squirrel make sure you’ve got the correct know-how