How to Keep Ants Out of Your Hummingbird Feeder

How to keep ants out of hummingbird feeder

Hummingbirds love the sweet taste of sugar water. Unfortunately, that love is shared by ants. If you have a hummingbird feeder, you probably know this fact all too well.

So the question is, how do you allow hummingbirds to enjoy your feeders without letting the ants steal all the sweet water you’ve worked so hard to make?

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How to Make Bird Feeders Squirrel Proof

How to make bird feeders squirrel proof

There’s nothing better than looking out your window to see a flock of colorful songbirds enjoying the offerings in your birdfeeder. But this fun and rewarding hobby can quickly become costly and time-consuming when squirrels get involved.

These tree-dwelling rodents can make quick work of even large-capacity bird feeders. This means you have to spend more on seeds and fill the feeder more often. All without the benefit of seeing more birds visit your yard.

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Where to Hang a Hummingbird Nest (Practical Guide)

Where to hang a hummingbird nest

Perhaps one of the prettiest birds that can visit our backyards is the tiny but almighty hummingbird.

The hummingbird truly is a unique bird in so many different ways, and their nesting habits are also unique and different from other birds that often explore the outdoor spaces around our homes.

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How to Keep Birds From Nesting on the Porch

How to keep birds from nesting on the porch

While having birds around in the front or backyard is a wonderful thing (for me at least), you would want them to stay away from the porch, for various reasons.

Perhaps the biggest reason is bird droppings, which can, in the long term, cause significant damage to your porch and surrounding area. Plus, bird droppings also don’t look and smell very good, and can carry diseases.

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What to Feed Birds From the Kitchen

What to feed birds from the kitchen (10 scraps)

Did you know that you can use kitchen scraps as bird food?

By offering the right scraps to birds, in addition to traditional bird food, you’re providing a greater variety in nutrition sources, while also reducing landfill waste.

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9 Benefits of Birdhouses (And How They Help the Environment)

Birdhouse benefits for the environment

If you were thinking of installing a birdhouse in your backyard to help birds or for decoration purposes, you’ve come to the right place.

Because in this article I am going to outline how there are great benefits in having birdhouses, not only for birds, but also for your backyard as a whole.

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