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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 Birds with Nyjer Seed

Learn about using nyjer seed to attract birds with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. In the winter, wild birds need bird seed to keep their metabolism going and make it through the cold weather. With the snow and cold, their natural food resources can run out. Nyjer seed is a great option for feeding smaller birds, such as finches and other small clinging birds. What is nyjer seed? Nyjer seeds are(…)

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.(…)

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(…)

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