Oyster Shells in Your Garden: Handy Fertilizer Guide

Oyster shells are an old-school garden favourite. If you’ve not used oyster shells in your garden before, then your yard is missing out. They can be so good for your plants. If you want to know how to use oyster shells as fertilizer, the benefits, and more please read on.  Are oyster shells good for…

How to Stop Squirrels Digging Holes in My Lawn & Grass

Our house backs onto some woods which are home to a family of squirrels. Whilst I love seeing them run along the fence and playing, what I can’t stand is when the squirrels dig in my garden. Once our cat passed away the situation got worse as they no longer had any fear so would…

Why Are There Empty Snail Shells in my Backyard Garden?

Last summer I could not get over how many empty snail shells there were in my backyard. There were upwards of twenty empty shells in a corner of the garden. I could not figure out where they all came from… until I did my own research. If you keep finding empty snail shells in your garden, here’s what I found out…

Why Are There Seashells in My Backyard or Garden?

Last summer I started an ambitious garden project. When I started turning over soil and cutting back grass, I started to find what looked like seashells in my backyard. It confused me, as we live 5 miles away from the coast, so why were there shells in my garden? It didn’t take long for me…

How Do Frogs Find Backyard Ponds or Water in Gardens?

A few years ago, I dug a pond in our backyard as a summer project. After lining and filling it with water, I added weeds and fish, then sat back to enjoy the wildlife.  What I wasn’t expecting though was how within weeks there were frogs – and not through my own making! I couldn’t…