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Are You Making These Blunders That Cause Tortoise Aggression?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Nov 29th 2018

Photo by Magdalena Kula MancheeTortoises make pretty cute pets. I mean, have you watched these guys eat? But they can also get pretty aggressive and territorial, like a lot of animals. In general, how … read more

How to Name Your Pet Snake Even if You Have Zero Ideas

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Nov 1st 2018

Image courtesy of MonikaCan you imagine a person without a name? They’d be incomplete. And your new snake ownership also feels complete if you don’t give your snake a name. Here’s the thing though. Yo … read more

Do My Plants Need Added Beneficial Bacteria?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 25th 2018

Maybe you’ve heard about beneficial bacteria. And maybe you’re wondering if it’s really necessary for your garden. It’s understandable that you might be skeptical. After all, you’ve been growing witho … read more

The Most Palatable Edible Insects

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 18th 2018

Photo courtesy of Christoph MeinersmannDid you know that beetles are the most commonly eaten insect around the world? It’s true.But that doesn’t mean that beetles are where you should start if you’re … read more

3 Ways to Get Kids Interested in Gardening

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 11th 2018

There’s a good chance your child has almost no idea where their food comes from or the amount of work required to get it to their plate.It’s kind of shocking, isn’t it? That something so basic is a my … read more

What You Really Want in a Tarantula Terrarium

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 4th 2018

Photo courtesy of Steve RobertsWhat better time to talk about spiders than October. Halloween is around the corner, and no pet makes a better Halloween party guest than a big, hairy tarantula. De … read more