July 24, 2019

Even though it's summer we can still enjoy our feathered friends at our feeders.  While birds often decrease their feeder usage during the heat of summer, new bird parents will frequently bring juveniles to feeders t...

June 15, 2018

If you are wondering where your hummingbirds seem to have gone, fear not!  It's nothing you are doing.  In fact, most people are reporting only one or two hummingbirds in their yards right now.  I suspect this probab...

April 7, 2018

Hummingbird feeders come in so many sizes, shapes, and types that it can be overwhelming when all you want to do is invite a little bird to your yard for a sip.  Hopefully, this post will help simplify things and mak...

March 23, 2018

So when do our hummingbirds come back?

According to www.hummingbirds.net, they have been sighted in central Arkansas and are making their way north. Of course, these are reports of the early birds, not movements en ma...

February 17, 2018

Until we opened the store, I didn't even know window feeders even existed.  I had never even thought about trying to attract birds up that close to the house.  Now, I wouldn't do without one.

These little babies...

December 16, 2017

For those of us who love to feed birds, squirrels are often Enemy #1.  Moreover, everyone seems to have an opinion about how to deter squirrels from our feeders (or how it is impossible to do so).  As pesky, intellig...

December 1, 2017

A common question I receive at the store is "What can I do to attract Bluebirds to my yard?" One of the easiest methods at this time of year (winter) is to put out Bluebird Pudding.

Bluebird Pudding is a homemade mela...

September 20, 2017

American Goldfinches are one of the jewels that frequent our bird feeders in Northwest Arkansas.  With their bright yellow color and black wings, they are easy to identify and make an impression on everyone who sees...

September 15, 2017

What is millet?  White Proso Millet is a small whitish to yellowish seed that used to be the type of seed that was simply called "bird seed" by the public.  Lately, it seems to have gotten a bad reputation as a seed...

September 1, 2017

I receive this question quite a bit.  The answer is "it depends".

Let's first back up and answer a related question: Will my hummingbird feeder prevent the hummers from migrating for the winter?  The answer to this is...

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