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Turn your garden into a habitat inviting for winged visitors with considerate plantings, a sources of food, water, and shelter. Start by identifying the birds that frequent your region, then...
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Whimsical birdhouses give you a chance to invite aviary acquaintances while adding charming and inexpensive architecture to your garden. Birds don’t really care whether your birdhouses are rustic or...
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Cooking is for the birds and they appreciate it!
Help out your feathered friends this winter by making homemade suet cakes for them. It provides a high-energy source of fat and protein during increased energy needs in colder weather. Pure suet is...
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These trees and shrubs will attract more than birds to your yard. They’ll attract plenty of compliments as well.
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Recruit seasonal fall materials for easy projects that welcome our feathered friends.
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Nothing adds color and substance to the late summer and autumn garden like berried shrubs, and the viburnum clan produces many of the most colorful berries.
The large viburnum genus— with some 250 species—is diverse. Various species bear red, orange, yellow, purple, blue, or black fruits, often attractive to birds. ...
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A variety of feeders will attract the most birds
One of my favorite pastimes is looking out on my deck and watching the birds come to the feeders. I often wonder though, if I have the right feeders in the right place. Steve Kress is the vice...
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Find out how you can create a birdhouse by reusing materials you already have!
Find out how you can create a birdhouse by reusing materials you already have!
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Luring bluebirds starts with putting up a shelter for them
Bluebirds are native to North America and one of the first signs of spring. The key to attracting them is to provide the right nesting boxes in a suitable habitat. Open pastureland, and mowed areas...
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Cooking is for the birds
Scrounging for seeds or berries in harsh winter conditions can’t be all that easy for our feathered friends. Although the experts say that birds –will– survive through the winter...

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