What's New in Animals and Wildlife

Why Are There So Many Stink Bugs in My House? Jan 14, 2022

Brush up on stink bug basics and say so long to these indoor invaders with these quick, natural ways to keep stink bugs at bay.

How to Get Rid of Earwigs Jan 12, 2022

Earwigs aren't pretty, and they can eat your plants and invade your home. Learn how to make earwigs bug off.

How to Build and Install a Bat Box Oct 29, 2021

Learn how to build and install a cedar bat house. Bats have many benefits, including reducing the mosquito population and eliminat …

24 Adorable Pet Costumes You Can Buy on Etsy Sep 21, 2021

Celebrate Halloween with these too-cute costumes for dogs, cats, rabbits and more that we found on Etsy.

How to Get Rid of Moths Sep 8, 2021

Remove and prevent pantry moths and clothing moths from your home with these simple, effective techniques.

The Best Mosquito Repellers, Tested by HGTV Editors Jan 24, 2022

Keep annoying mosquitoes at bay all season long with these repellers we tried and loved.

How to Get Rid of Rats Jun 30, 2021

Here's how to prevent rodents in your home, plus what to do if they've already come to visit.

Get Ready for Shark Week With These Fierce Finds Jun 15, 2021

Show your love for those magnificent underwater predators just in time for the best week of the year. Catch Shark Week, starting J …

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar May 24, 2021

This easy and inexpensive hummingbird food recipe will have these beloved pollinators making return visits to your garden.

Got a Bug Bite? This $10 Suction Tool Will Save the Day May 13, 2021

You've probably seen ads for the Bug Bite Thing — a popular insect bite and sting extraction device featured on Shark Tank. But do …

Should Gardeners Be Concerned About Cicadas? Apr 6, 2021

No, not really. After 17 years, Brood X cicadas are set to emerge in 2021. Learn about these amazing critters and a few precaution …

10 Budget-Friendly Buys You Didn't Know You Needed for Your Garden Mar 8, 2021

Upgrade your outdoor space with these beautiful and functional finds under $50.

Make a Splash: Beautiful Birdbaths for Every Style Mar 5, 2021

Feathered friends will flock to these eye-catching birdbath designs.

8 Best Hummingbird Feeders + Accessories for Your Yard Feb 25, 2021

Welcome the tiniest of feathered friends with these top-rated feeders and accessories.

35 Best Bird Feeders and Accessories for Your Yard Feb 24, 2021

Want to attract pollinating birds to your yard and garden? Check out our recommendations for the best bird feeders, including wind …

How to Eliminate Underground Wasp Hives Dec 16, 2021

Learn how to safely combat wasps and other insect pests that burrow in the soil.

How to Keep Chipmunks Out of the Garden Jun 13, 2021

Learn how to get rid of chipmunks in your garden and stop these critters from wrecking your yard.

How to Get Rid of Chipmunks May 12, 2020

Chipmunks' elaborate tunneling and burrowing can cause structural damage to sidewalks, retaining walls or building foundations.

Make This Stylish, Acrylic Bird Feeder With Midcentury Flair May 7, 2020

Let all the neighborhood birds know the perfect place to hang out.

How to Grow Columbine Flowers Mar 17, 2020

Find out how to grow columbine, an easy-care perennial to feature in your garden.

Yes, You Want to Attract Bats to Your Yard and Here's Why Oct 29, 2021

Everyone knows birds and bees help pollinate your landscape, but did you know bats are pollinators too? Not only will they help yo …

How to Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden Without Harming Them Sep 26, 2019

Fed up with bunnies eating your plants? Follow these tips to prevent rabbit damage in your yard.

How to Use Water Features to Attract Birds to Your Yard Sep 26, 2019

See how a rocket engineer attracts birds by setting up proper habitats that include the gurgling sound of moving water.

Where is the Best Place to Put a Hummingbird Feeder? May 24, 2021

Invite energetic hummers to your yard with a nectar-filled feeder.

8 Jaw-Droppingly Easy Shark Fin Decorations Jul 9, 2019

Turn your entire summer into a shark-themed bash with these fin-tastically creative crafts.

Are Ladybugs Good for the Garden? Jul 16, 2019

Ladybugs, also known as lady beetles or ladybird beetles, are considered beneficial insects in the garden because they are predato …

The Best Apps to Use to Get Your Kids Interested in Nature Dec 15, 2021

Integrate digital technologies into your family's outdoor experiences to encourage a deeper understanding of the natural world.

How to Make Suet to Attract Birds to Your Yard Jan 24, 2019

Make a high-fat supplemental treat to bring birds to your yard.

How to Make a Christmas Tree for the Birds Nov 9, 2018

Give the birds something to chirp about this holiday season with an edible outdoor tree they can call their own.