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Tips for Proper Bird Seed Storage

Learn how to properly store bird seed with the help of Blain’s Farm & Fleet. You may not realize it, but properly storing your bags of bird seed is almost as important as initially selecting the right seed to use. You want to make sure the seed you buy is stored safely so it’s always ready to use when your feathered friends are hungry. Don & Lillian Stokes of Stokes(…)

Attracting Chickadees

Bring cheerful chickadees to your backyard with these tips from Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Chickadees are a fan favorite among backyard birders. The petite, cheerful birds are especially welcome in the dreary days of winter. With a few tips and some basic bird supplies, you can attract chickadees to your yard all year round. Your Blain’s Farm & Fleet animal experts are here to help. Bird Seed Chickadees are busy(…)

Squirrel Proof Your Bird Feeders

Follow our helpful tips to keep squirrels away from your bird feeders. You put up bird feeders to attract your feathered friends. However, your bird seed will likely attract another creature: squirrels. These pesky creatures think you put out that store-bought seed for them. Keep the bushy-tailed bandits off your bird feeders with a few of our helpful tips. Find the Right Feeder Spot Squirrels can jump up to six(…)

Feeding Birds in Your Backyard

The final step in birdscaping your yard is to provide your feathered friends with a source of food. For feeding birds, you’ll have to get the right bird feeders and pick the right bird seed. Another great way to attract birds to your yard is to plant flowers, trees, and shrubs that will attract birds. Keep in mind that feeding birds with variety is the key to a successful backyard habitat.(…)

Hummingbird Feeders Guide

There are few things more exciting than seeing a hummingbird flitting around your yard. One of the best methods for attracting hummingbirds to your home is to put up hummingbird feeders. This guide will help you pick the hummingbird feeder that’s best for you. Things to Consider When Buying Hummingbird Feeders 1. Is It Easy to Clean? One of the most important things to consider when you choose a hummingbird feeder is whether(…)

Hummingbird Attracting Methods

Hummingbirds are enchanting creatures. You can draw them to your yard by planting certain plants and putting up a hummingbird feeder. You can attract hummingbirds to your yard in a couple of different ways. The first is by getting a hummingbird feeder. Hummers are attracted to the sweet nectar of flowers, and you can fill your feeder with pre-mixed hummingbird feeder nectar to draw them to your yard. Using feeders is(…)

Bird Seed: Quality Matters

Making the most out of your bird seed budget is important to you. Be sure you’re feeding your feathered friends the best quality bird seed. The better the blend of bird feed you use, the better your bird watching experience is likely to be. Buying inexpensive bird seed can turn out to be the most expensive way to watch birds. Lower quality seed will result in a higher amount of(…)

How to Attract Birds to Your Yard

Learning how to attract birds will bring beauty and bio diversity to your yard. It also provides a great opportunity for people of all ages to study avian behavior and habitats. The majority of birds in the United States depend on habitats that are owned and controlled by humans, so it is important we keep their needs in mind when landscaping our yards. We hope this guide will help you attract birds(…)

Bird Feeders For Your Backyard

Bird watching provides hours of enjoyment for people all over the country. If you’re interested in learning about the different types of birds native to you area, setting up a few different bird feeders can attract different species. Types of Bird Feeders Platform Bird Feeders A platform bird feeder is the most basic kind. It is a simple tray that can attract all kinds of birds. However, it offers no(…)

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