Category: Animals

Keeping Mice Out of Your Home and Storage Areas


Small rodents such as mice always seem to become unwelcome guests in our home or outbuildings. The problem is worst during the winter, when the furry little critters come indoors to escape the cold and find food. We usually recognize them in the house by the obnoxious little black “calling cards” they leave everywhere, but […]

Buying an All-Season Heated Birdbath


Ahhh, WINTER! Some people love it, others hate it. I’m very much in the latter category . Though I get a little sick of bundling up every time I peek outdoors, and feel a little frustrated at not being able to participate in my favorite outdoor activity, that being pottering around in my garden, I do appreciate one remnant […]

Brome 1024 Squirrel Buster | The Ultimate Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder


Anyone who enjoys feeding wild birds in their backyard will know the frustration they feel when they see their bird feeder being raided constantly by those other backyard inhabitants, the pesky squirrels. I know I sure get a little miffed at these little beggars, and though I love seeing them living in our trees, I […]

How Often To Feed Birds In The Garden

feeding birds

You may have old bird feeders or brand new ones if you are starting a garden, but there are a few things that you need to keep in mind if you are going to be feeding the birds. It is wonderful to see them so close to the house and it certainly helps to keep […]

Old Rustic Bird Feeders

rustic bird feeders

What my granddaughters taught me about valuing what’s precious, like our old rustic bird feeders. We live in a part of Western Canada that has been blessed with a delightful species of bird, the Blue Jay. Now Blue Jays to some people are actually regarded as a bit of a pest, more so because of […]

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