How to Pet Proof Your Home for the Holidays
The bright colors and intoxicating scents of the holiday season are enough to transform any moping mutt or cranky cat from melancholy to downright jolly. Unfortunately, many of the delights and decorations of the holidays pose significant risks to compani...

Choosing a Hummingbird Feeder
One of the most important considerations in choosing a hummingbird feeder is: is it easy to clean? Hummingbird feeders need to be cleaned and refilled with fresh nectar every 2 days in hot weather.

Attracting Buntings
Buntings are among our most colorful backyard songbirds. There are four species in North America: Lazuli Bunting, Painted Bunting, Indigo Bunting, and Varied Bunting. The Lazuli ranges throughout the West; the Indigo Bunting lives throughout the East.