From YardMap‘s Facebook page:
We think this photo is beautiful! Why? It features a great component of wildlife habitat- a brushpile!
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Here’s one of our brushpiles (we have at least five ‘official’ ones on our 7.5 acres), it measures approximately 30 x 20 feet:
The habitat in the background is wild; full of thickets that provide habitat for rabbits, small rodents and lots of birds, along with plenty of predators that feed on them. The open space is pollinator heaven, with wildflowers like goldenrod, heliopsis and jewelweed.