Archive for the ‘Bird’ Category

Attracting Hummingbirds

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

It’s time to start thinking about attracting Hummingbirds to your yard and garden! Hummingbird season has begun and usually lasts between mid-March through November. Now is the time to put out your feeders, stock up on food and let the hum of the hummingbirds begin! Hummingbirds can be tricky to attract, but follow a few simple […]

How to Start Feeding Wild Birds in Your Yard

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Here are proven tips and techniques to help you quickly enjoy feeding wild birds found around your home.
Most birdfeeders are designed to attract a wide variety of wild bird species but some have features which appeal to certain species such as Goldfinches and woodpeckers. An excellent feeder design to start with is a “hopper” feeder […]

Purple Martin Bird Houses

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Now is the time to purchase purple martin houses. Purple Martins make they way back to Texas in early to mid-February.  If you are planning to keep a Purple Martin house now is the time to get ready and raised in the backyard.  If you already have a house, make sure you clean it out […]

Hanging Feeders to Attract the Best Birds

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

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Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Looking to make your own hummingbird nectar?  Here is a easy recipe.  
 
1 Part Sugar
4 Parts Water
Boil 1-2 Minutes
Cool & Store In Refrigerator
 
Never use honey or artificial sweeteners! Honey ferments easily, and can cause sores in a hummers mouth. Artificial sweeteners have no food value. 

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