EASY Oriole Nectar Recipe w/ only TWO ingredients!

EASY Oriole Nectar Recipe w/ only TWO ingredients!

Are you looking for a proven oriole nectar recipe?   If so, you have come to the right place. Along with millions of other enthusiasts, I use the following recipe to attract lots of orioles every summer. And make sure you keep reading (or CLICK HERE) to see answers to EIGHT commonly asked questions regarding homemade oriole food.   Here is the SIMPLE Oriole Nectar […]

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How To Feed MEALWORMS To Backyard Birds!

How To Feed MEALWORMS To Backyard Birds!

If you are looking for a new food to offer your birds, mealworms are a great choice! They are not only nutritious, but they also attract birds that don’t eat the typical feeder foods, such as sunflower seeds and peanuts. Unfortunately, not many people use mealworms. Overall, I think there is a general lack of education about them. Some people hear the word “worm” and […]

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The 8 Benefits of Feeding Birds! (For YOU & THEM)

The 8 Benefits of Feeding Birds! (For YOU & THEM)

Bird feeding is an extremely popular hobby. Every year, millions and millions of people buy birdseed and spend a lot of money watching and attracting their avian friends.   And I am one of these people. I estimate that I spend roughly $250 EVERY MONTH buying bird food alone, not to mention the cost of feeders.   As you can probably tell, I enjoy the […]

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6 Benefits of Using Sunflower Seeds (The BEST Birdseed!)

6 Benefits of Using Sunflower Seeds (The BEST Birdseed!)

There are tons of benefits of using sunflower seeds in your bird feeders! From the health of your backyard birds to the number of species you can attract, you can’t go wrong with this bird feeder staple. I highly recommend using it in your regular bird feeding routine!   Here are the 6 benefits of using sunflower seeds in your feeders: #1. You’ll attract the […]

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The Scoop on Sunflower Seeds (#1 Most Versatile Bird Food!)

The Scoop on Sunflower Seeds (#1 Most Versatile Bird Food!)

Sunflower seeds are hands-down my FAVORITE bird food. They attract a huge variety of birds, and surprisingly, there are THREE ways you can buy them. So, no matter your experience level or what kinds of birds you want to attract, you can’t go wrong with this bird feeder superfood!   Today, we are going to be answering the following questions: What are sunflower seeds? What […]

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AVOID These 5 “Filler” Foods Found in Birdseed Mixes!

AVOID These 5 “Filler” Foods Found in Birdseed Mixes!

Unfortunately, not all bird seeds are created equal! In fact, many bird food manufacturers seem to be actively trying to trick us. Here’s what they do:   So to get the price lower, these companies fill their bags of birdseed with the least expensive food they can find. But here’s the problem:   Most birds DO NOT eat these cheap “filler” seeds.   If you […]

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What is No-Mess Bird Seed? (+10 SHELL-FREE foods to try)

What is No-Mess Bird Seed? (+10 SHELL-FREE foods to try)

Today, you are going to learn about NO MESS BIRD SEED! Because let’s be honest, feeding birds can become INCREDIBLY MESSY!   Seriously, if you’re not careful, all of the discarded shells and seed husks can make the area underneath your bird feeders look like a garbage dump.   If you don’t believe me, check out the below video I made a few years ago. […]

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The 6 Best NO-MESS Bird Seed Blends! (I use #6)

The 6 Best NO-MESS Bird Seed Blends! (I use #6)

NO-MESS bird seed offers many benefits when feeding birds. But, as the name suggests, the BEST part about these foods is that they don’t leave behind any shells, husks, or hulls! Your feeding station area remains clean. 🙂   But what are the BEST no-mess food mixes to consider?   Today, I am providing SIX different blends, with links showing where you can buy them […]

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10 Awesome Benefits of Using NO-MESS Bird Seed!

10 Awesome Benefits of Using NO-MESS Bird Seed!

In case you are unaware, the term “No Mess” or “No Waste” bird seed refers to food that’s already had the shells removed. For example, think about a sunflower seed. A no-mess blend does not include the hard outer shell. It just includes the delicious kernel for the birds to eat.   When it comes to feeding birds, making the switch to NO MESS bird […]

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How To Use HOT Pepper Birdseed to Keep Squirrels Away!

How To Use HOT Pepper Birdseed to Keep Squirrels Away!

Today, we are going to be talking about hot pepper birdseed.   More specifically, how hot pepper birdseed can help keep squirrels from eating all of the bird food at your feeding station! RELATED: 8 PROVEN Ways To Keep Squirrels Off Bird Feeders!   Seriously, this strategy really works. When I use this spicy food, squirrels (and other mammals) take one whiff and decide to look […]

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Safflower Seed 101: Everything You Need To Know!

Safflower Seed 101: Everything You Need To Know!

Safflower seed is a popular food for backyard birds. And the funny part is most people (myself included) find safflower useful not because of the birds it attracts, but for the creatures that DON’T eat safflower! (More on this below 🙂 ) Today, you will learn everything you need to know about safflower! What is safflower seed and where does it come from?  What birds […]

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Bird Seed 101: The 10 Best Types For Wild Birds

Bird Seed 101: The 10 Best Types For Wild Birds

Not all types of bird seed and food are created equal.   When you go to the store and see all the different bags of food, it’s easy to become a bit overwhelmed and wonder what are the best seeds and mixes to offer your backyard birds.   Whether you just started feeding birds or you’re frustrated at the amount of food wasted at your […]

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Cheapest Place To Buy Bird Food? Online vs Retail! (9 Case Studies)

Cheapest Place To Buy Bird Food? Online vs Retail! (9 Case Studies)

I have recently been pondering a question every time that I buy food for my bird feeders.   Is it cheaper to buy bird food online or locally from a store?   Personally, I love supporting local businesses with my money. But it’s also incredibly convenient to buy birdseed online from Amazon.   I am in my early thirties, a “millennial” and a little biased […]

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