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Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

2018-05-30T11:02:47+00:00May 26th, 2018|Bird Feeders, Gift Ideas|

Father’s Day is a little different than Mother’s Day. Moms like breakfast in bed, flowers, and special gifts that remind them of their family and loved ones. Dads like peace and quiet. A hammock in a well cared for backyard and not to think about the To-Do list for the weekend. With that in mind, [...]

Our Guide To The Best Mother’s Day Gifts

2018-04-29T22:31:40+00:00April 28th, 2018|Gift Ideas|

Mother’s Day is a big day. Mothers play a vital role in our lives and for many of us, have deep emotional connections as well. Mother’s Day is an obviously great time celebrate the mothers in our lives. But choosing the right gift that can show our love and appreciation is tough. More than any [...]

Finch and Family: Birds of A Feather

2018-03-02T12:51:56+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Birds, Newsletter Summary, Tips|

When you see a bird in your backyard, how do you know it’s a bird? Feathers, of course! Feathers are what keep a bird warm, feathers are what enable a bird to fly, feathers are how we tell one bird from another, and feathers are what make a bird—a bird. Seeing feathers, especially brightly colored [...]

Are you Ready for The Winter Blues?

2018-02-01T14:33:54+00:00January 31st, 2018|Birds, Newsletter Summary|

Bluebirds, that is!   For most of our backyard bird species feeding, nesting, and survival are pretty much the same as it was for their ancestors generations ago.   The story of the Eastern Bluebird is an exception to this rule. If you read the accounts of some of the earliest naturalists to enter Northeastern Ohio, the [...]

Planning For Winter Break?

2017-10-19T22:53:35+00:00October 19th, 2017|Birds, Tips|

Florida? The Carolinas? Mexico?  At this time of year, many of our migratory species are already winging their way to warmer climates, and many of our customers are probably having similar thoughts.  But, did you ever think about making the trek south to spend the winter in balmy Northeastern Ohio?  That's exactly what many of [...]

Squirreling It Away This Fall

2017-09-06T12:11:00+00:00September 6th, 2017|Birds, Newsletter Summary, Tips|

This post is an excerpt from our quarterly newsletter. Don't forget to sign up to receive this newsletter on our sign up page. It includes news and tips like this post as well as deals, coupons, and area activities! You can download the entire newsletter by clicking HERE Building a nest egg. Saving for a [...]

Water: Whys and Wherefores

2017-08-01T21:20:09+00:00August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Herbivores, insectivores, carnivores, omnivores, even piscivores--when it comes to diet, birds cover the gamut in terms of food preferences. So, attracting the widest variety of birds to your backyard with food is accomplished by selective bird feeding--catering to a variety of bird diets with seed feeders, thistle feeders, suet feeders, mealworm feeders, nectar feeders, fruit [...]