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    About Blue Jays

    The beautiful Blue Jay is found in the central and eastern states and is a common bird at bird feeders—but just how common is the Blue Jay? An easily recognized bird with its gorgeous blue, black…

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    Homemade Bird Snack Recipes

    Making your own food for the birds can be a pleasant pastime spent alone in the kitchen, or accompanied by children, who love making food for the birds! Most people are familiar with tying strings to…

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    Butterflies, Bees and Ladybugs

    Imagine surveying your garden and seeing it alive with beautiful, fluttering butterflies, landing here and there, stretching their wings and showing off their amazing colors and patterns! And then looking closer, watching little ladybugs peacefully negotiating…

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    Squirrel-Proof Your Feeders

    There are many bird feeders that claim they are squirrel-proof, but what does that mean, exactly? Most of the time it means that although a squirrel can get on the feeder, he can’t damage it and…

  • Become a better birder this year by trying one of these tips.

    Attract Cardinals

    Learn How to Attract Cardinals to Your Yard Cardinals are a welcome sight for northerners, there is seldom a more welcome sight on a blustery winter day than the flashy red male cardinal and his attractive mate.…

  • Special hot pepper foods deter squirrels!

    Hot Pepper Deters Squirrels

    Deter Squirrels with Hot Pepper If there’s one thing that will heat up a meal, it’s hot peppers! Whether raw, cooked, chopped, seeds in or out, the variety of hot peppers and the heat and spice…

  • Deter bees and wasps!

    Bees, Wasps and Nectar

    Learn how to keep bees out of your hummingbird feeders! If bees or wasps are a problem, getting into the nectar of your hummingbird feeder or preventing your hummingbirds from feeding, here are a few tips you…

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    Make Your Birdbath Sparkle

    Fun Ways to Make Your Birdbath Sparkle What’s nicer than a newly cleaned birdbath, filled with fresh water and sparkling in the sunlight? Well, having the water level just perfect is a personal issue with me, but other…