Many gardeners are bird lovers and for good reason! Birds are important predators of insects that damage our gardens during the growing season. They also provide us with beauty and amusement during the cold winter as they flock to our bird feeders. Birding as a hobby currently ranks second only to gardening as America’s favorite […]
Who’s in your backyard? The more common birds in this area include Bluebirds, Wrens, Cardinals, Gold Finches, House Finches, Robins, Downey and Red Bellied Woodpeckers. Please share your pictures and stories with us on Facebook if you have a “not so common” bird in your backyard.
Fall is a great time to attract birds in your backyard! Just as birds adjust their behaviors as the seasons change, so too must birders adjust how they interact with birds if they hope to enjoy the great diversity of autumn avian life.
“With a little planning and some bird feeding basics from our experts you can attract birds to backyard—no matter where you live or how big your space.” Ken Keffer, Writer and Author with Birds & Blooms Magazine recently published a great article about Backyard Birding in Small Spaces that we thought our customers and followers would be very […]
Visit our Facebook page and open the “What’s In Your Backyard” Album. Click the “Like” button for your favorite photo between now and April 15, 2014, of photos submitted by some of our birding customers. Each “Like” counts as a vote for the photo contest. The Photo with the most “Likes” on April 16, 2014, will be […]
Without a doubt, squirrels can be a major problem when it comes to wild bird feeding. Any bird feeders placed on a squirrel proof bird feeder pole are squirrel proofed by the pole; a bird feeder hung on a tree or suspended wire can also be made squirrel proof with the right design and location; […]