Niger Thistle (Nyjer Seed) is the most popular bird seed for goldfinches and pine siskins. This article covers what birds particularly like Niger Thistle, the seeds history and the best ways to feed niger seed.
Written by Chris Uhtoff of the Northwest Nature Shop
The popular finch seed Niger ( Guizotia abyssinica ... Read More
Written by Steve Harvey
Have you ever had you breath taken away by the sight of a summer meadow in bloom? The lush and richly varied colors of a meadow filled with summer's wildflowers or a carpet of flowers in a shaded forest glen are sights that most ... Read More
Written by Northwest Nature Shop Expert Birder Terence Philippe
Spring is just around the corner, and so it’s a good time to prepare your yard for the arrival of our spring and summer birds. Follow this blog where ... Read More
Written By Chris Uhtoff
Since bird seed has gotten more expensive, keeping squirrels away from birdfeeders has taken on more importance for many people. If squirrels are becoming your backyard nemesis there are a variety of methods to keep feeders squirrel free; and all are simple solutions for protecting birdfeeders.
The first ... Read More
If you’re planning any spring landscaping or yard projects don’t forget the birds! You can transform your yard into a beautiful and bird friendly environment with a few simple steps.
Most of the songbirds that frequent our feeders also rely upon trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses ... Read More
A Landlord's Guide to Getting Started
By Treasa Runzi
Bluebirds are native to the North American landscape. The last couple of centuries, their natural habitat has dwindled due to increases of urban, agricultural, and industrial developments. The introduction of ... Read More
We are fortunate to have cute little Anna's around throughout the winter. Be sure and give them an energy boost during this cold weather by hanging a feeder. You'll gain hours of pleasure watching these colorful winter residents and do them a favor by providing them a much needed energy ... Read More
Find solace and splendor in nature by watching birds feed at your backyard wild bird feeding station. Here are our expert bird feeding tips for attracting birds to your backyard:
1. Provide a variety of feeders
The most universally eaten birdseed at a backyard bird feeder is black oil sunflower seed. Provide ... Read More