Heard It Through The Grapevine I was in Walmart the other day and ran into John who worked in the garden center. I was looking for the Morning Song Squirrel and Critter Food and I was unable to find it. That's when John saw me and asked me what I was looking for. When I told him he said most definitely that they will not be carrying that any more. He said that Pennington will … [Read more...] about Walmart To Start Handling Pennington Seed
First Time In Almost Ten Years While this may be an everyday occurrence for many of you, I have not had a red breasted nuthatch since I started feeding birds almost 10 years ago! I've had an occasional white breasted nuthatch and they are supposed to be numerous as close as Knoxville but this is my first ever red breasted nuthatch. They are shown in my Stokes Guide as being … [Read more...] about I’ve Got Red Breasted Nuthatches!
Background A few months ago, I was contacted by Brome Bird Care about reviewing one of their feeders for my blog. Because I have many squirrels in my backyard I chose the Squirrel Buster Peanut Plus feeder. Shortly after that, I received the feeder free of charge to put through its paces. I'm telling you this in the interest of disclosure. However, it should be noted that … [Read more...] about Brome Squirrel Buster Review
You Need Help Early Most people tell me when they go to their local bird feeding store they are given fairly limited information about what they should be feeding birds in their backyards. Only the really good ones spend any time with you to see if they can figure out what you've already got and what you are most likely to attract. This is what happened to me my first year. A … [Read more...] about Tips To Save Money On Your Backyard Bird Feeding
It Doesn't Have To Be A Struggle If you ask a person who's been feeding birds for a while about getting them to hand feed, you'll either get a bewildered look or one of "you poor person." That's because if they've read anything about hand feeding birds they've been told how long it will take and how patient you have to be. I've been experimenting with hand feeding for a few … [Read more...] about Hand Feeding Birds Faster
Winter Is Coming During the summer months it's really not that big a deal managing your sunflower seed usage. Your backyard birds are not as worried about your feeders and you may even take them down. It's not until the first leaves start to fall that you see feeder activity pick up. That's the time for deciding if you're happy with your bird feeding method. If you have spent … [Read more...] about How To Cut Your Sunflower Seed Usage By At Least 25%
Pennington Ultra Birdseed Commercial It started with what appeared to be an innovative product promoted with the coolest commercial I've seen in a while. Check out the Pennington Ultra Birdseed commercial below. I saw this commercial and it cracked me up. Curious, I checked at my local Walmart and they just started carrying it. They decked out a big part of their … [Read more...] about Pennington Ultra Birdseed Update
Paying Them Back When you're looking over your Christmas list or lists, are you remembering those that provide you with so much pleasure year round? I don't know what I would do sometimes if I weren't able to just take a break from my at home business to watch the little ones feed and fuss at each other. It makes my heart glad to know I'm helping them to grow and prosper but … [Read more...] about What Did You Get Your Birds For Christmas?