Welcome

This website is to show our dedication to create and maintain a small heaven for the wildlife which had to make room for all us humans wanting to live in this beautiful area of Central Florida.

 

 

Certified

 

 

 

 

Our Habitat number with the National Wildlife Federation is #75051.

 

 

 

 

Our Sanctuary number with the HSUS Urban Wildlife Sanctuary Program is #919.

 

 

Necessities

Four elements are needed for a successful backyard habitat. Here is a list of what our habitat offers:

 

Food 

  • Nectar Plants
  • Lantana berries
  • Crepe Myrtle seeds
  • Oak Trees (acorns)
  • Fruit Trees (yes, we share our fruits)
  • Bird Feeder w/ black sunflower seeds
  • Feeder Sock w/ thistle seeds
  • Compost bin


 

 

Water 

  • Garden Pond w/ waterway
  • Birdbath
  • Bubbling Spring (artificial)
  • 2 Fountains
  • Sprinkler System
  • Wet area
     

 

 

 

Shelter

  • Bat House
  • Bird House
  • Flower Pots (see picture)
  • PVC pipes as frog habitats
  • Stone cavities (man made)
  • Logs/branches pile
  • Bushes
  • Brush, undisturbed
     

 

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 Places for wildlife to raise their young

  • Plants specific for caterpillars
  • Pond for tadpoles, dragonfly larvae, etc.
  • Bat House
  • Bird House
  • Mulch (lizards lay their eggs)
  • Vines (nesting Mourning Doves)
  • Bushes (nesting Mockingbirds)

 

 

In addition, we practice sustainable gardening by mulching, composting, limiting the use of chemicals, collecting rainwater, and reducing the lawn areas here in Myrtle Glen.