Landscaping to attract wildlife

Choose the right things to plant to benefit wildlife—and yourself.

I usually wake up well before daylight. With a cup of coffee in hand, I step outside, where I collect my thoughts and prepare for the upcoming day. It’s a peaceful time, when the sounds that greet me are the “hoots” of the barred owl in a nearby tree. Sometimes, I see a fox family, kits and all, move across the yard after a night of hunting. Occasionally, a skunk or raccoon will amble past as they head for home (the skunk lives under the shed, and the raccoon lives somewhere farther into the woods). Yo

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