Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Attract Frogs and Toads to Your Wildlife Garden

© Donna L. Watkins
Gray Treefrog on House Wall
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by Carole Sevilla Brown

Frogs and toads are beautiful residents of a wildlife garden. And they are very beneficial guests. They consume large quantities of insects. Their song is a sure sign that spring has really arrived. And their presence is a sign of a healthy ecosystem.

Amphibian populations are in big trouble. Frogs and toads have very sensitive skin, so if any of those areas are contaminated amphibian health is harmed. One of the biggest causes of this environmental contamination comes from pesticides, herbicides, and other synthetic chemicals.  Read the entire article.

Donna's Note:
We have so enjoyed the frogs and toads in our habitat garden.  They have really been a blessing for the mosquitoes.  We hate them and they love them!

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