Are Newts Good for Ponds? (Or Good for Your Garden)

Whether you’re considering encouraging newts to your garden, or have found that newts have made a home in your pond already, there’s always the same question that crops up: Are newts good for garden ponds? The answer isn’t as cut and dry as you would hope, but if I can lay out the pros and…

How Do Newts Find Ponds?

Between the Spring and Summer seasons, newts will often be on the move to find a pond to breed in. If you have water in your yard or garden and have noticed some new arrivals, you could be confused by how newts got in your pond. It can quite a bizarre event when you consider…

How to Find Worms in Your Backyard: 7 Methods

For whatever reason you might want to know how to catch worms in your backyard, I’ve put together a list of 6 methods that you can use to find backyard worms quickly and efficiently.  Some of the most common methods of finding worms in your backyard include digging out the worms, using vibrations, attracting them…

Can You Keep a Goat in Your Backyard or Garden?

Goats can make are sociable animals so can make for very lively pets. You can also drink their milk, and they are experts at shrub control. Based on that, it’s no wonder more people are considering keeping goats at home.  But, before you do that, you need to know the law and practicality around keeping…

How to Stop Geese from Pooping in Yard: 8 Simple Methods

Geese are spectacular to watch in flight, but they quickly become less appealing when they’ve invaded your outdoor living spaces and lawn. They’ve most likely come for their favorite meal, your grass. But unfortunately, these uninvited guests don’t just eat and run.  Geese will stay and poop in your yard, creating a disgusting, unsightly and…