Add beauty and wildlife habitat value to your yard by using native plants! We all know about using feeders to provide food for birds. But did you know that the landscaping choices you make can also provide for birds? And bees, butterflies and other wildlife? There are many great sources for info on native plants. […]
You have probably noticed a lot of bird activity taking place in your backyard already. Listen and you will here the birds have begun their mating calls. You may also see them checking out the nest boxes, so it won’t be long until baby bird season is in full action! You can help protect them […]
Backyard Birds is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Backyard Birds brings nature-loving consumers a unique in-store shopping experience, highlighting the joy and excitement of attracting wildlife for people of all ages with the finest quality seed and top brand feeders, bird houses, birdbaths and more. It is Laurie Horne’s passion for […]
Native Plants are Great Additions to Your Wildlife Habitat Native Plants can provide food, shelter and places to raise young, as well as beauty to your yard. Planting native plants in your yard is an excellent way to increase wildlife habitat and help your local area. But what makes native plants so special? And which plants are “native,” […]
Birds love water, and they need it to keep cool and to keep their feathers clean. You don’t need to buy a traditional bird bath. You can use any flat, wide container placed on a flower pot to substitute as a traditional bird bath. But setting up a real bird bath not only adds beauty […]
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 […]
The Brown-headed Nuthatch, a southern bird born and bred, needs your help to find a good home. They’re losing their pristine pine homes due to urbanization and deforestation. These darlin’, squeaky birds need more nest boxes today so we can enjoy them for generations to come. These Birds Need Your Help Brown-headed Nuthatches are losing […]