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.
If a hedgehog curled up in a ball, something frightening has happened. At least in his little head. It’s on us to figure out what. Here’s how.
Find out are flying mantises capable of flying, or are they just leaping around?
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.
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.
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.
Birds are not always welcome to nest in our gardens. Especially near seating area and patios. Learn how to discourage nesting.
Chipmunks are not overly aggressive, but they are extremely timid. This means that they can lash out when frightened, potentially resulting in a bite.
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.
Blackbirds rarely sleep in a nest. Instead, these birds prefer random places like trees and holes. Here are the main reasons behind that.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Greenfinches are friendly with other birds and will happily make themselves at home in your garden if they have the right environment.