bird feeders

An indigo bunting, northern cardinal, goldfinch and oriole visit a bird feeding station. Photo by Melissa Penta.

Answers to Your Wildlife Gardening Questions

Will birds starve if I don’t keep my feeders filled? Feeding birds is one of the most popular hobbies, but many people fear that once they start feeding, they can’t …

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Gifts That Help Wildlife

With the holiday shopping season upon us, here are some gifts ideas from our new Garden for Wildlife Gift Guide catalog that will help attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your …

Pileated woodpecker visiting a backyard suet feeder by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Beau Liddell.

Feeder Friends: A Few Birds You’ll Want to Meet

I remember my backyard growing up as a natural wonderland, flowers abuzz with bees, bugs under stones and squirrels chasing each other around. Yet, somehow, I don’t remember the birds! My fierce …

Northern Cardinals by Laura Hedgecockk

Tips for Winter Bird Feeding

As temperatures drop across much of the country, it’s time to put more thought into what your backyard birds are eating. Providing high-quality food during winter not only entices more …

Nuttall's woodpecker fledgling by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Anthony Mancini.

8 Wonky and Wonderful Woodpecker Adaptations

Squirrel in a pumpkin by Katherine Flickinger.

How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife

Decorated Suet Ornaments

Two Easy, Gooey, Fun Winter Bird Feeding Projects

Squirrel vs. Bird Feeder App

Squirrel vs. Bird Feeder: Think Like a Kid

Playing the free Squirrel vs. Bird Feeder app can teach you a lot about yourself – and the kids in your life.

Buntings at bird feeder by Bernard Friel

Summer Bird Feeding: the Case For and Against

Should you take your bird feeders down for the summer? The answer may depend on where you live. Ever since I started feeding backyard birds several years ago, I’ve religiously …

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6 Gifts Birds are “Tweeting” about this Holiday Season

Attract more birds to your backyard this holiday season by providing them the things they need most.

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