Questions tagged [wildlife]

For questions about how to keep wildlife from eating plants, vegetables in gardens and backyards or how to prevent wild animals from entering certain areas in a landscape or how to keep wild animals in harmony with a garden. For questions about specific animals use this tag along with the [rabbits], [raccoons], [squirrel], etc. tags.

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Is there a way I can deter geese from visiting my yard and pond?

Has anyone had success with any form of goose deterrent? I currently have a small flock of about 10 geese that like to leave their scat all over my driveway and lawn. I have about 2 acres of lawn and ...
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Smallest practical garden pond

I have noticed a few toads in my garden, and would like to encourage them - they're welcome to my slugs. So I thought it might be nice to create a small pond. However I don't want it to dominate the ...
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Amelanchier canadensis vs Aronia melanocarpa

I am actively looking for a number of mid-sized plants (meaning small trees or large shrubs) that would attract wildlife to my garden (but other beautiful features would be welcomed too). Two species ...