Water

    Choosing a Heated Birdbath

    Shop heated birdbaths at duncraft.com today.

    “Water is the driving force of all nature.” — Leonardo da Vinci You love watching the birds in your yard, but how do you get them to stay all winter long? During the coldest months of the year, an open source of water is invaluable for birds. Once temperatures reach freezing, heated birdbaths “heat up” the water to above freezing and prevent your water from freezing solid or icing over. Provide your birds with the water they need to drink and…

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    Bird Feeding

    Feeding Suet in Winter

    “Feed the birds in winter; in return, they will feed your soul with the look of gratitude!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Suet helps birds survive the icy cold winter months with much-needed calories. During the winter,…

  • Shop bird seed wreaths and treats at duncraft.com.
    Winter

    Duncraft.com Donates $80,000

    Local and Family-Owned Company Duncraft.com Donates $80,000 to Benefit Local Charities With a generous giving spirit, the owner of Duncraft Mike Dunn has donated 4,000 bird seed wreaths to support our district’s Rotary Club annual Bird…

  • Shop the 4783 Bluebird Sidewalk Café Feeder at duncraft.com.
    Bird Feeding

    Garden Bench Feeders

    “My extravagance is my garden – it’s the first thing I look at every morning when I wake up. It gives me so much pleasure.” — Ina Garten Nothing compares to watching the birds outside your window.…

  • Cardinal starting to molt, while finishing up nesting season.
    Summer

    Birds with Missing Feathers

    “Has there been anything said about some birds missing feathers around their necks?” our Facebook fan Christy Librock Hibsch asked at the end of summer. “I have a blue jay and a starling that have bare…

  • Provide food, water and shelter for molting birds.
    Habitat

    What are “Molting” Birds?

    Birds molt all their feathers at least once a year. “As the seasons change, so do birds’ feathers,” according to Audubon. “One of the most defining features of a bird is its plumage. But as complex and capable as…

  • Insect shelter mounted on a wall near the garden.
    Habitat

    Mason Bee House Maintenance

    “The hum of bees is the voice of the garden.” — Elizabeth Lawrence Caring for your Mason Bees is easy. There are no special tools required. Depending on how many Mason Bees you have, maintenance only…

  • Solitary bee hotel installed on an apple tree.
    Habitat

    How to Choose a Mason Bee House

    “The hum of bees is the voice of the garden.” — Elizabeth Lawrence Early to rise, early to pollinate…our native Mason Bees rely on the warmth of the sun to increase their body temperature before starting…

  • Mason Bees use clay or mud to seal off their nesting tubes and protect the hibernating bees.
    Habitat

    Making Mud for Mason Bees

    “It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hands into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.” — Kate Morton There’s a reason Mason Bees have “Mason” in their…