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17 Proven Methods To Keep Squirrels Away From Bird Feeders

Complete Guide On How To Keep Squirrels Away From Bird Feeders In Your Back Yard! Squirrels are lovely creatures, and I do love watching them crawling on the ground and doing their own thing. However, once those squirrels start climbing up trees and into my bird feeders, that’s when they

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Tried-And-True Directions For How To Make Bird Seed Ornaments

Have you ever wondered how some people have a knack for making beautiful birdseed ornaments? These amazing creations certainly caught my eye and grabbed my attention. I decided to learn how to make birdseed ornaments by searching far and wide online, and I’d like to share everything I learned with

Best Ways To Make Bird Seed Cakes Without Gelatin

Expert Guide On How To Make Bird Seed Cakes Without Gelatin

Is it frustrating to see your homemade bird seed cakes melting in the summer sun? Gelatin turns out to be a major culprit because it melts too easily in the heat. So I asked myself “How To Make Bird Seed Cakes Without Gelatin?. I hunted for new gelatin-free bird seed


Can You Put Bird Seed In A Birdhouse?

Have you ever wondered whether or not it’s safe to leave bird seeds in a birdhouse? This question certainly crossed my mind on more than one occasion. So, I buckled down and did the research and I discovered a few interesting facts about this question: “Can you put bird seed

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How To Hang A Bird Feeder Between Two Trees

Hanging bird feeders on a tree is a pretty simple task. And, so is hanging a bird feeder on something like Shepherd’s pole. However, hanging bird feeders between two trees is a little bit more complicated. I will show you step-by-step how to hang a bird feeder between two trees

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Never Before Shared Answers For How Long Does Bird Seed Last

The most famous bird foods claim their bird seeds have a two-year shelf life. That much time seemed excessive to me, so I put on my detective cap and decided to do some sleuthing. I love wild birds and wouldn’t want to unintentionally harm them, which is why I scoured

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What Kind Of Plants Attract Cardinals To My Backyard?

I’m here to tell you that attracting cardinals to your backyard is easier than you think. Cardinals are my favorite birds and I’ve done tons of research to figure out how to get them to come to my backyard. It isn’t voodoo and it isn’t magic. Trust me. I know.

Cardinal in backyard on blueberry bush

How To Attract Cardinals To Bird Feeders

When I first got into bird watching, I set up a few feeders and expected cardinals to just show up. I mean, how hard could it be, right? Buy a feeder, check. Buy some seed, check. I thought it was going to be easy. Then I realized, I needed to

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Have You Ever Wondered Why Cardinals Like To Come Out In The Snow?

Whether you’re a first-time birdwatcher or a long-time enthusiast, cardinals are a wonderful addition to any backyard, and the first time you see their fantastic red plumage contrasting with the white snow you’ll be hooked. So, why don’t they migrate?  I’ve always loved cardinals and have done extensive research on

Do Cardinals Use Birdhouses

Would You Believe Cardinals Don’t Use Birdhouses?

I’ve wondered, “do cardinals use birdhouses” and I’ve researched this topic in-depth to realize that they do not. They don’t care for enclosed structures for their nesting locations. They much prefer an open-air location with lots of branches for cover in either trees, bushes, or densely packed shrubs.  Cardinals prefer

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