Animal Zodiac

Conservation of Plant and Animal Wikipedia

You need moist, rich soil to attract them. Squirrels seem to be attracted to many things. Every home we have ever lived has had an abundance of squirrels. I think they have always been attracted to our apple trees. My boys and I like to watch the robins and the squirrels chase each other in the spring. Food. Like people, most animals must eat all year round. So it is important that a wildlife refuge provide food throughout the year. Some plants flower in early spring, others flower in summer, still others flower in the fall. All types should be part of your garden. This is also true of some trees.

Animal Slippers

Hollies are easy to grow and can vary greatly in height and leaf form. There are approximately 20 species that are natives and more than 100 varieties total. They don't have particular water or sun requirements. Most hollies do great in full sun or part shade and can tolerate drought as well. Several varieties have brightly colored berries that are a favorite food source for many types of birds. Flowers and fruit: Small creamy flowers have a slight honey fragrance loved by bees and the clusters of berries may be bright red, yellow or black. Best varieties to try: Winterberry (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') reaches about 9 ft. tall with plenty of showy berries in the winter, Yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria) is a shrub used for nesting by birds. The Oregon grapeholly is a terrific shrub to provide a safe shelter for birds. The branches are dense with evergreen leaves. These shiny green leaves are prickly at the edges and resemble the leaves of several plants from the large family of Ilex species which is commonly known as holly.