Garden Habitats

Spider and full moon

BOO-tiful Backyard Visitor: Spider

Each week our Certified Wildlife Habitat community on Facebook celebrates “Wildlife Wednesday” by posting an image of a garden visitor. Because the latest photo received such an enthusiastic response, I …

NWF Community Habitat Program: Whole Communities For Wildlife!

The National Wildlife Federation’s Community Habitat Program now has 80 communities either certified or in the process and they range in size from small towns of a few thousand to …

Little Green Thumbs: Gardening with MLK Jr. Elementary

Would you rather stay in the office on a Friday or join a fun bunch of elementary school students in planting flowers? The choice was easy for me! As part …

Brief TV Profile of Wildlife Gardener And Her Terrific Garden

In a KLRU TV short, Elayne Langsford, from central Texas, shows us her beautiful and peaceful garden and how NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat® programs contribute to a better life for her, …

Got a Story?

Have you noticed climate change in your backyard? Quick– before you head out to enjoy what I hope is a sunny and beautiful weekend for you and your family– Today …

Meet Mat Paulson – Community Leader and Wildlife Gardener

Having a Certified Wildlife Habitat can be a commitment. However– through NWF's habitat program we have had the opportunity to work with some incredible community leaders and volunteers. Mat Paulson, …

Great Video About Creating Wildlife Habitat and Gardening Green With NWF

Roxanne Paul, the National Wildlife Federation’s Habitats Program Coordinator, was caught on tape for a great interview about NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat® program. She was on location at the U.S. …

Seven Tips for Bird Feeding on a Budget

It’s no secret that the economy has slowed down in recently months.  Gas and grocery prices are up, and we’re all looking for ways to save a buck. So what’s …

How to be an Organic Gardener

I recently moved into a new house, and I now have a glorious backyard that’s lush, green and full of (wild)life. I have never had a green thumb (though the …

Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat

Here are a few tips for attracting birds to your garden: Provide water year-round – A simple birdbath is a great start. Change water every 2-3 days in summer and …

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