What Do Birds Eat?
If you are just starting out feeding birds, then black oil sunflower seeds are your best bet. If you already have a feeder full of black oil sunflower seeds, and are looking to add more variety, then read on.When to Feed Birds
This articles describes when you should feed birds. It also discusses what you should feed them.Effortless Bird Feeders
Bird Feeding can be effortless because bird feeders can be left up year round. In fact, they should be up from late summer through early spring.Feeding of Birds
Bird feeding is a great hobby. It is important to know where to place the bird feeder to attract the most birds.A Planting Scheme for a Summer Border
It is often difficult to keep the borders in your garden looking good all summer. Roses are at their best in high summer and then look tired after flowering, other perennials only flower for short periods and then leave a gap in the border. A well known tip is to infill gaps in a border with colourful annuals, but here is a short planting plan that is guaranteed to provide your borders with colour all summer long and into autumn.Garden Planting Whatever The Weather
All the extremes of weather we’ve been seeing this past year have fueled the debate about whether our climate is changing for the worse or whether we’re just having a decade or so of seasonal adjustment. I don’t have the science but I have spoken to a number of gardeners both professional and amateur about the last ten years and what they’ve seen change. It makes for interesting listening.Make Gardening Your Hobby
Gardening is a great hobby enjoyed by the young and the old, men and women. It can be difficult to know where to start. There is so much to learn and most gardening knowledge comes with experience, through trial and error. I will be providing a concise guide on how to get your gardening hobby off the ground!Cedar Squirrel Feeder – A Cedar Squirrel Feeder Will Look Great In Your Yard
A cedar squirrel feeder is something to consider if you want a wood type material for feeding your squirrels. There are three basic types of wood that you can use for this type of feeder, and we will discuss each one and why I think that cedar is the best wood for your backyard.How to Can Your Home Grown Tomatoes
What happens when gardening season ends? This is where storage comes into play. I recently wrote a few articles on basic storing methods, but in this article I want to give you specific steps to “can” those home grown tomatoes using the water bath method.How to Plant Mushrooms – Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms at Home
There are some studies that show shiitake mushrooms can help patients with certain cancer. Shiitake has lentinan, a kind of beta glucan that can enhance the immune system that will enable the body to fight off cancer. Shiitake mushroom came from Japan and China, and it is the most in demand ingredient in any modern and oriental cuisine. They can be bought in the supermarkets, but if you know how to plant mushrooms in the comfort of your own backyard, you will not only save lots of money but you are certain that you will be eating a mushroom that is free from chemicals. The procedures in planting your very own mushrooms are simple enough and some areas of concern that you need to focus on while growing your mushrooms are temperature, amount of rainfall, sunlight exposure, and drying winds.What You Need To Know About Hydroponics
Hydroponic gardening systems can be really tricky and hard to understand. But if you’re really interested in creating a hydroponic garden, here are some things you need to know before you get started.Recycled Squirrel Feeder – Using Recycled Materials for Squirrel Feeder
Using recycled plastic for a recycled squirrel feeder is not just a smart thing to do, but it is the right thing to do. You can find many different products made from recycled materials and now the wild bird and squirrel industry is going green, too.