This is a great Blog about a perfect family spring project
A wonderful project for you and your family will create a bird and butterfly habitat that provides food, water and cover and places for wildlife to raise their young,
Instead of an all sod yard that requires a large quantity of water to create the perfect manicured lawn here at the Coast, nurture your local wildlife with a backyard wildlife habitat.
A manicured lawn can be very challenging to maintain, considering the soil is mostly sand. Instead, help the local wildlife community by designing a portion of your yard and deck to be a wildlife habitat.
Each species require a little different approach with feeders or plantings and all can offer long term entertainment. Here is a helpful video
Habitat Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1hkC-6NQJk
A small habitat for butterflies and birds can be a certified, join the more that 150,000 certified habitats nationwide. Here is how you can get your Habitat certified: http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside/Outdoor-Activities/Garden-for-Wildlife/Create-a-Habitat.aspx
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