Blueberries, strawberries and salal are all edible plants that work well in the backyard landscape
The whole idea of an edible landscape is so that we, as well as visiting wildlife, can eat safely ... for growing blueberries and strawberries. The branches of the blueberry bushes provide rest for visiting birds, who of course help themselves to the ...
5 Things You Need to Know About Amazon Parrots
... parrots need diverse bird foods to avoid certain health issues. "Amazons are noted for developing fatty liver disease and they can become overweight. It is very important to make sure that the Amazon gets plenty of exercise and that they eat a low fat ...
Birds' diverse traits survive Amazon fires
Research in the Amazon has shown that wildfires ... could have more of an effect on traits, because of the damage it causes to the birds' habitat rather than its direct effects of killing birds or the animals they eat," says joint author Dr. Marcus V ...
Pete the parrot spotted in Watervliet
There's hope yet for Pete: The missing Amazon parrot was spotted Wednesday ... Pete — who can bark like a dog and likes the game show "Jeopardy!" — was previously seen on Peebles Island, where he could eat from pear and apple trees.
How to build a strawberry bed that will last
This helps keep the strawberries from rotting. Don't confuse mounding the soil with a raised bed, as this is much different. To raise the bed, you can use untreated wood ... your beautiful plants. If birds threaten to eat all the strawberries before ...