Backyard Birds

Backyard Birding in Small Spaces

“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 […]

September and Goldfinches

September is a big month for the goldfinch.  Their numbers should be increasing daily as fledglings emerge from their nests.  Your feeders filled with nyjer and sunflower chips will be busy with lots of these little birds jockeying for position.   They will also eat coneflower seed heads (sunflowers, thistle, asters) well into the winter months, […]

Summer is Winding Down

In August, as the summer is winding down, young birds are busy learning to survive on their own. Many adult birds have raised three to five batches of young in the past few months and these young birds are out in full force looking for food. This can be one of the busiest times of […]