You don’t need hundreds of acres to attract wildlife—just your backyard. These four tips will get you going.
In most cases, a do-it-yourself landscaping or gardening project may sound intimidating, but creating your own wildlife haven is just the opposite. It's as simple as making the most of your backyard and the native plants in your area. Not only can you attract an array of beautiful wildlife to watch, but your little piece of the world can also be an important part of conservation. So what are you waiting for? Head out your back door, roll up your sleeves, dig your hands in the dirt, and follow these simple steps for creating your own wildlife haven. Before you know it, you'll have wildlife, like colorful butterflies, buzzing bees, and beautiful hummingbirds, in your own yard.