Wildlife Gardening Journal with Leslie Miller

Leslie Ann Miller share 3.5 acres in rural Oklahoma with birds, butterflies and wide variety of animals. She is currently transforming her yard with plantings to benefit wildlife.

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Cuphea thrive in summer heat

Cuphea is a genus of plants native to the Americas. Most do extremely well in full sun and summer heat...

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Pollinators: The Most Common Types

In my last blog, I mentioned the importance of pollinators, and I provided several pollinator-related...

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Planting for Pollinators This Spring
Planting for Pollinators This Spring

My garden is teasing spring, so it’s time to start thinking about how to help...

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While potentially helpful to birds, mulching with leaves can cause a problem

It’s tempting to think of soil as inert dirt of various compositions, but healthy soil...

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Corn and wild birdseed may attract wild turkeys

One of the lovely things about living in the country is the wildlife one can...

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Lichens Indicate a Healthy Environment
Lichens Indicate a Healthy Environment

Lichens are unique organisms and having them in your yard and garden is a good...

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Fallen branches? Check for twig girdlers.

I found a new beetle in my yard this month: a twig girdler. My county...

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