Cats are obligate carnivores with a taste for grass. Doesn’t make sense? Great! Very little about cats does, and that’s the way they like it.
Since we can’t actually ask cats why they enjoy odd munch on grass, we’ll have to ask the scientists instead.
Squirrels perch adorably on that fine fence line between entertainment and nuisance. While a welcome sight for many, many gardeners will already be aware of the trail of subtle destruction squirrels leave behind. Today, we’re exposing the garden squirrel. We’ll look at its good and bad side, examining all angles and figuring out why they do what they do – let’s get to it!
Dogs are incredibly intelligent animals, sometimes so surprisingly so that people don’t expect that level of intelligence from an animal. This disconnection between humans and dogs results in dogs not getting a healthy amount of attention, exercise, and mental stimulation. Here are some dog behaviors that communicate important things, which humans often misinterpret.
Between body positions and vocalizations, there are many ways that our cats are trying to communicate with us every day. It may seem like just “cats being cats”, but there is always a message behind every cat’s most subtle behaviours. If you have no idea what we’re talking about, or maybe have some concerns about weird habits, this article is for you.
Bees and pollinators need our help to make a comeback and growing a pollinator-friendly home garden is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to help. And if you think you need a large property to make an impact, think again. Whether you have farm or a window box, if you follow a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to building a pollinator habit that bees and butterflies won’t be able to resist.
There are a few easy-to-fashion manoeuvres to keep cats out of your garden without the use of unnecessary chemicals or cruelty. For instance, in permaculture, the practice of sustainable, self-sufficient living in harmony with the land, there are several natural practices and recipes for keeping all sorts of animals from damaging your garden or your crops.