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How to Attract Bats for Better Insect Control

Building a Bat House to Attract Bats for Better Insect Control

Off Grid Living - How to Build a Bat House to Attract Bats in Order to Control Bugs and Insects

How to Build a Bat House to Attract Bats in Order to Control Bugs and Insects

How to Attract Bats for Better Insect Control

Most North American bats eat insects and can gobble up over 1,000 mosquitoes per hour. That means an ordinary colony of 75 bats can devour up to 75,000 insects in just 60 minutes — talk about pest control!

Like all creatures, bats seek food, water, and shelter.

If you don’t have a natural water source nearby, install a birdbath or fountain to attract more bats to your backyard.

Plant fragrant flowers, herbs, and night-blooming plants, which will attract nocturnal insects, which, in turn, lure bats.

Off Grid Living - Benefits of Bats - Building Bat Houses to Attract Bats to Control Insects

Off Grid Living – Benefits of Bats – Building Bat Houses to Attract Bats to Control Insects

Build a bat house that is at least 15-ft high and placed in a sunny area.

Read more:
https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/gardening/a20706363/how-to-attract-bats/

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How to Plant a Row of Flowers to Landscape an Off Grid Property

Off Grid Living – How to Plant a Row of
Flowers to Landscape an Off Grid Property

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Off Grid Living - How to Plant a Row of Flowers to Landscape an Off Grid Property

Off Grid Living – How to Plant a Row of Flowers to Landscape an Off Grid Property

Planting a Row of Flowers to Landscape an Off Grid Property

Tennessee – The most important step to planting a new flower bed is to visualize the future by anticipating the heights, colors, textures, and mass of all the various plants.  Even though everything is pretty much the same height when the bed is planted, eventually the background plants will greatly surpass everything else in size.

The strategy here is to create a backdrop of tall flowers in the back of the flower bed, which creates a “canvas” for the rest of the arrangement. This is a technique known as “layering.” In the context of planting flower beds, “layering” means you put the tallest flower bed plants in the back, the shortest in the front row, and the remaining plants in between. A nicely layered flower bed provides maximum visual appeal when all the plants mature.

Source: https://www.thespruce.com/planting-flower-beds-2132568

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Off Grid Living - How to Build Feeders, Flowers and Houses that Will Attract Butterflies

How to Build Feeders, Flowers and Houses that Will Attract Butterflies

Off Grid Living: How to Build Feeders, Flowers and Houses that Will Attract Butterflies

Off Grid Living - How to Build Bird Houses that Attract Hummingbirds and Provide the Proper Nesting Materials

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Off Grid Sheds, Cabins and Homes

Off Grid Living – How to Build Bird Houses that Attract
Hummingbirds and Provide the Proper Nesting Materials

Searching for information on attracting humming birds to off grid properties with flowers, gardens and fountains in the United States?  Click here to read, see and learn more about attracting hummingbirds to your off grid shed, cabin or home in the United States.

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