As it turns out, wild rabbits want the same things in a garden that you do… flowers and veggies! After all the work involved in planting and tending to your garden and landscaping, it can be disheartening to find your precious flowers and vegetables nibbled away by wild rabbits. But conflicts with wild rabbits are not all one-sided. Raking and mowing often disrupts their nests. Cats who are allowed to free-roam catch and kill baby rabbits. When … [Read more...]
Tips for Planting Wildlife Food Plots
Wild animals are professional food finders. They know what they’re looking for, and they know where to find it. But we often change things up so much when doing what we want with the land that the food supply for wildlife can get pretty sparse. That’s probably why you’re thinking of helping them out a bit, if you have the space to do it, by planting some wildlife food plots. There are lots of sources of information on the topic, especially for … [Read more...]
Did You Find a Nest of Baby Bunnies?
You walk around your yard, and suddenly you almost step on a nest of baby bunnies! There they are, in a shallow nest lined with fur and grass. They’re all alone, so your first thought is that they’re orphaned. The reality, though, is that mom is nearby but is staying away from her babies because she has an odor, but they don’t. She doesn’t want to attract predators due to her scent. So she only returns twice a day to nurse her babies, when no one … [Read more...]