Want to hand-feed wild birds? These tips walk you through a plan to gradually build trust and offer seed in the palm of your hand. Before starting, be certain it is legal to feed wildlife and the … [Read more...]
One of the most delightful things about starting a garden is, you soon realize that it attracts birds.
These articles share ideas for attracting birds, caring for wild birds, learning to hand-feed wild birds, and bird-inspired creative projects.
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This is a good idea for a cracked garden birdbath: turn it into a beautiful planter for your yard. You can plant directly in the bowl or insert containers to ensure good drainage for the plants. Have … [Read more...]
Here's a sweet way to dress up your garden for the winter: bundle up old flowering perennials and leave the seeds for the birds. You will nourish wildlife and, come spring, it's easy to cut the plants … [Read more...]
Make your own hummingbird feeder using small mason jars. These feeders are simple to make, loved by hummingbirds, and easy to clean. The recipe for making sugar water is here. DIY … [Read more...]
These water bottle bird feeders made from plastic water bottles and perfect for wild birds including American goldfinches, Dark-eyed juncos, Purple finches, Indigo buntings, and more. This would be a … [Read more...]
Along with good quality birdseed, it is equally important to clean bird feeders on a regular basis to prevent the spread of disease and make the feeders welcoming to wild birds. For tips on … [Read more...]
Love hummingbirds? This sugar water recipe has the right proportions to match the nectar hummingbirds find in the wild. Waiting for the annual migration? We have a live hummingbird migration map … [Read more...]