Tag Archives: bird gardening

Bird Feeders: Take Them Down in Spring

bird feeder

If you’ve been helping your local wild birds by supplying them with birdseed through the winter, that’s wonderful. However, once spring ramps up it’s time to take the feeders down.

Suet Feeders Attract Birds in Winter

suet feeder

Suet feeders can be a great way to attract many back-yard birds in winter, when this high-calorie, easy-to-digest food provides them with much needed energy. Here are the key tips to follow when offering suet to your favorite garden birds:

Ways to Attract and Feed More Hummingbirds

hummingbird feeder

Hummingbird feeders can be effective attractants, but they require maintenance to keep them safe for the birds. Sugar water should be changed every three to five days, and more frequently during summer. This prevents the growth of mold.

Book Review: Gardening For the Birds

Gardening For the Birds How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard by George Adams 444 pages Timber Press, 2013 List price:  $24.95 It’s a new season and no better time to put garden plans to work.  Want more birds?  George Adams …

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