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Make a Homemade Carpenter Bee Trap May 20, 2016

How to build a carpenter bee trap that will put an end to their destructive doings.

Planting for Pollinators May 18, 2016

Bring beneficial birds, bees and butterflies to your garden by growing plants and flowers they love.

Plant a Wildlife-Friendly Edible Garden May 18, 2016

Strategic planting invites beneficial critters into your vegetable garden while deterring the annoying pests.

The Perfect Plants for a Garden Pond May 17, 2016

Attracting wildlife into the yard brings it to life, and a pond is a magnet for wildlife. 

Tour an Animal Lover’s Garden 24 Photos

Tour an Atlanta garden inspired by a love of animals, Paris and vintage accessories.

Green Room: Keeping Critters Out with a Stylish Garden House May 19, 2016

Squirrels or other four-legged critters making a mess of your garden? See this example of a stylish screen house solution for keeping critters out of your garden on HGTV.

DIY Wildlife Indian Corn Wreath May 13, 2016

Learn how to make this beautiful treat for your backyard wildlife.

Attract Wildlife With Native Southwest Plants 13 Photos

Attract butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your Southwestern garden with these native plant picks from Quinta Mazatlan and HGTV Gardens.

Use Gourds to Make a Natural Bird Feeder 15 Photos

The experts at HGTV show you how to use fall gourds to create a simple and natural bird feeder.

Make Clay Pot Bird Feeders 7 Photos

Grab the kids, some paint and a clay pot and make a personalized bird feeder with easy, step-by-step instructions from HGTV.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder 8 Photos

Learn how to make a bird feeder using inexpensive items from the thrift store with step-by-step instructions from HGTV.

Keeping Ticks Away May 12, 2016

Tips for making sure these bugs don't bite.

Voracious Japanese Beetles May 12, 2016

These little critters are a gardener’s worst nightmare, devouring more than 300 varieties of plants.

Bug Off: Get the Earwigs Out of My Garden! Mar 16, 2018

Learn why earwigs give garden writer Gayla Trail the willies.

Deer-Resistant Annuals Nov 17, 2017

Outsmart Bambi by learning which annuals deer don’t usually eat.

Deer: How to Keep Them Away From Your Garden Feb 17, 2016

From using deer-resistant plants, to deer-repelling scents, there are a number of ways to keep them out of your garden.

Fire Ants Are Trouble Feb 17, 2016

Biting and stinging red imported fire ants (RIFA) can pose serious risks to people and pets.

Ordering Beneficial Bugs By Mail Mar 16, 2018

Send insect pests packing with mail-order beneficial bugs.

How to Get Rid of Moles Feb 17, 2016

Don't let these burrowing varmints turn your lawn into their playpen.

A Natural Remedy for Mosquitoes Feb 17, 2016

Keep mosquitoes out of your garden with this easy tip.

Carpenter Ants Feb 17, 2016

A beneficial insect you'll want to see pack up its tool belt and scram.

A Surprising Way to Banish Fruit Flies Feb 17, 2016

Get rid of fruit flies by pouring them a nice glass of wine.

Raiding Rodents Feb 17, 2016

Get tips on waging war against garden pests.

The Gray Squirrel 411 May 17, 2016

Know your enemy! The gray squirrel can be a gardener's worst furry foe, unless you take precautions.