Category Archives: Birds

Tweety, not just a Bird in a Cage.

Birdhouses come in many forms. Today you can find bird houses made of everything imaginable from plastic to metal and everything in between. In urban environments the habit is disappearing for many song birds. I hear all too often that … Continue reading

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Bird feeder activity for kids.

So today I bring you another activity for the children in your life. The materials that you need are as follows: Bird seed (any kind) Pine cones (small or large) Peanut butter, shortening, lard, or bacon grease A plastic spoon A … Continue reading

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Feeders for all Seasons

Bird Feeders can be a delightful way to add to a landscape. Birds offer wonderful benefits to a landscape. Along with color and movement and provide sweet melodies on a cool summer’s night. Birds can provide some relief for insects … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget About our Squirrelly Friends

Anyone who feeds bird and has gardens has had to deal with squirrels. Often they are made to be the equivalent of Blackbeard in exploit, and tact. Some people I have met have gone so far as to form vendetta … Continue reading

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Simple Suet Recipe for Birds.

I ran across this recipe as I was reading Birds and Blooms(2’09) earlier this week. I thought I would pass it along, as it seems to be a fun activity that could be done with children on a snowy or … Continue reading

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Spring Essentials

Spring is around the corner. Flowers will soon be in bloom. The birds and butterflies will be returning about the time that we get our gardens started. So take the time now while you have it; when it is still … Continue reading

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