• How to Protect Purple Martins from Predators and Keep them Thriving in Your Yard


    Attracting purple martins to your yard seems like a win-win deal: you get to enjoy their beauty and activity, and they have a safe place to feed, nest, and relax — at least, until they catch the attention of local predators, both winged and four-legged. Have you unwittingly lured…

  • Easily Deter Raccoons with These Tips


    Known for stealthily preying on chickens and feasting on lush garden greens, raccoons are nighttime nuisances. To prevent future unwelcome visits, the predator control experts at Nite Guard Solar have these easy tips on how to deter raccoons. If you take action, you can look forward to a property…

  • How to Keep Raccoons Out of Ponds — 5 Tips


    Raccoons are resilient creatures. They’ve easily adapted to human presence, and more raccoons (up to 20 times more!) are now living in urban areas than in the wild. Rurally, raccoons usually nest in hollow logs or rocky caves. In urban areas, though, you might find them in crawl spaces,…

  • Raccoons Eating Turtles


    Have You Experienced the Tragedy of a Raccoon Night Raid on Your Turtles?

    When a raccoon comes after your turtles, the aftermath can be heartbreaking. Sometimes this night visitor simply steals turtles and their eggs away, but other times, you have to deal with the aftermath. As you probably…

  • How to Protect Beehives from Bear, Raccoon & Skunk


    Beehives draw an amazing variety of inquisitive and aggressive visitors. Depending on where you live, your apiary could be the target of skunks, raccoons or even bears seeking the insects and their offspring and the delicious sweet product. If you’re facing some of these critters, count yourself still lucky;…

  • How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden


    Hungry and mischievous raccoons are getting into your garden, feasting on the literal fruits and vegetables of your labor. Find out how to keep raccoons out of your garden below. These simple tips, some that use materials you have around the house, will get to work protecting your garden immediately.…

  • How to Keep Raccoons Away from Your House

    Published You want a summer with happy chickens in your backyard coop; a healthy and abundant garden; and a safe and comfortable home for your family and pets. But throw a raccoon into the mix, and these critters can swiftly derail your summer plans. If you need help deterring raccoons, then keep reading.
  • How to Keep Raccoons Out of Your Sweet Corn


    Summer is a time to enjoy the freshest of fruits and veggies. A major part of the summer bounty is sweet corn. You see it growing and ripening in your backyard garden and count the days until you can bite into those juicy, sweet kernels.

    However, your sweet corn…

  • Nocturnal Hunters & Night Vision


    As certain animals have adapted to the daytime, others have adapted to the night. In order to survive, nocturnal animals evolved senses that would help them navigate, and find food. Most notably, nocturnal animals have eyes that are well-adapted to low light conditions.

    There are three particular eye features that…