Want to support overwintering wild birds in your yard? It’s never been more important! With so many bird species in decline and climate change wreaking havoc on the timing of migration and available food resources for birds, you really can make a difference in your landscape for overwintering birds. Here are some ways to help our feather friends:
Grow Natural Food Sources
Even if you are offering bird seed and suet to wild birds, make sure to grow the natural winter foods they have evolved with….
Love it or hate it, snowfall in winter is a reality for most of the country. EcoBeneficial is in the “love it” category. Here’s why:
Snow as Insulator
Snow is not only beautiful, but a blanket of snow acts as just that – a natural blanket of insulation for your garden soil. As with home insulation, the R value is determined by the depth of the snow. New, un-compacted snow provides especially good insulation. A scanty snowfall of an inch or two doesn’t do much,…