Put in a Pond Create a soothing garden oasis that delights the senses: refreshing drinks; seed for birds; nectar for bees and butterflies; and hiding places for fish, frogs, and other water-loving wildlife. a successful wildlife habitat with plantings -including hardy and tropical water lilies, papyrus, dwarf papyrus, pennywort, cranberry taro, and arrowhead -- in and around the water.
Stacked stone bird baths with galvanized trash can lid saucers — thought starter for a Take Action project tied to WOW! Wonders of Water. Help Brownies investigate their community -- is there a place that needs bird baths (children's hospital, Habitat for Humanity house, library)? Creating a permanent structure makes this project sustainable.
Frogs and toads are real friends for the gardener, particularly in wet and damp summers. Made from glazed terracotta, the frogitat is a cool, smooth hiding hole for all types of garden amphibians. By encouraging frogs and toads in the garden, they help keep your slugs and snails at bay, allowing hostas and tender young seedlings and vegetables to grow and flourish.