One of my favorite things to do in winter is to watch the birds cavorting at the bird feeders. I keep my feeders filled with a variety of seed mixes and suet to attract a wide variety of birds. Then I watch as they flit back and forth from the beech and blue spruce nearby,… Continue reading A Holiday Wreath for the Birds
Winter is a tough time for birds. To help our feathered friends survive winter, here are the three most important things we can do to help them. Provide shelter. Birds need a sheltered spot, shielded from wind and rain, where they are protected from predators. To stay warm, some species grow extra feathers. Others fluff… Continue reading 3 Most Important Things to do for Birds in Winter
Birds that decide to stay put instead of wintering in warmer haunts need our help to thrive in the cold weather ahead. In return for food, shelter and water, they repay our generosity with their songs, color and entertaining exploits. A bird-friendly garden is planted in layers. Large evergreens and shade trees form the top… Continue reading Keep birds happy and healthy in winter.