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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Many of you know that one of my favorite things about my old house were all the birds that flocked to our many feeders. Now I'm living in the Adirondack Mountain area and am surrounded on 3 sides of the house by woods. I've had a sunflower seed feeder up for over a week now and not one bird. To...
  2. General Chat
    ...and I don't know how to feel about it. She is a nice enough woman, moved here about 4 years ago, has one son just off to college this year and one son about 11. They are nice people. She can be a picky-picky type person, and is kind of a health nut (rightly so, she has had tongue cancer...
  3. General Chat
    we have always fed the birds in the summer. we sit on our patio and watch them. my mother just loves this and besides seed in the feeders she is always looking for bread, crackers, break up and throw out there as well. they are very well fed here :) we have generic birds that live in...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    :ack: This time of year you never know what kind of bird and how many will visit your yard. Just a few minutes ago I heard a commotion outside and saw I was surrounded by hundreds of Starlings. These pic's don't do justice to how many were surrounding my house, it was spooky I tell ya. Last time...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    My hubby just planted out seed in the garden last night and the birds are in the garden already. Is there anything I can do to keep the birds out so the seeds have a chance?
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    Sure has been busy at my black oil sunflower & suet feeders lately. The hummingbirds finally arrived this weekend, they were late but I had their feeders with their food all ready for them. We have a flocks of blue jays and red wing blackbirds that visit daily along with cardinals, woodpeckers...
  7. Freebies
    Get a free Celebrate Urban Birds Kit that contains 2 posters, a sticker, a seed packet and more when you register for free. You can request this kit by mail or download the materials from the website. This offer is available to individuals requesting just one kit or organizations requiring...
  8. Pregnancy
    Hello 4:45 a.m. Nice to see you. Well, not really. I'm just trying to be pleasant. I have been up since 9ish yesterday morning. I can't seem to fall asleep tonight. Between baby kicking me in the ribs and my left leg aching like a constant toothache, I'm not exactly able to sleep very...
  9. General Chat
    Does anyone know anything about birds? I have this huge feeder on my front porch and every year I feed the birds sunflower seeds. This winter I've been seeing these small yellowish/green birds. There are about 20 of them and they get in the feeder and sit together and eat. They are kind of...
  10. Pets
    Finally got around to taking pics of the finches/parakeets' room and their individual homes. :) Added them to my "ranch" album.
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    No eggs yet...wanna know why?? Because boys don't lay eggs. The guy who sold them to me said they were sexed already. They were pullets, he swore. Saw me coming a mile away. Now i gotta swap out a buncha roos with pullets that I am gonna have to buy. Gonna have to GIVE away the roos because...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    I received an offer to get the June issue of Birds & Blooms along with a Hummingbird Windchime. Do any of you get Birds & Blooms and have you found it to be worth the subscription cost?
  13. Freebies
    Free Celebrate Urban Birds kit Request Celebrate Urban Birds kits for free: two posters to help you identify birds, data sheet and return envelope, packet of flower seeds to plant, and instructions.
  14. Household notebooks and home manuals
    American State Birds & Flowers Printable Coloring Pages
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    The one keeps sticking half of his body out of the hole in the birdhouse whenever themother flies away to get food, I'm so afraid he is going to fall! It's about giving me an anxiety attack!
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    In my birdhouse! Boy, are they noisy! Pretty soon they will be learning to fly, and I'll be a nervous wreck!:sun:
  17. Freebies One Packet Per Caller. Educational Packet - This packet contains Soils 3.0 Tools for Educators CD, Water Cycle Poster, , fact sheets, Invite Birds posters and the What is a Watershed? brochure. The material covers a wide range of experiments...
  18. Freebies Poster with a message from Laura Bush about conserving, restoring and enhancing native landscapes for our wildlife. A drawing of a landscape with a variety of birds and wildlife depicted.
  19. General Chat
    I turned on my sprinklers for a bit, and you should see the birds out there! They love it. I think they have had enough of this drought!
  20. Green Living
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