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Sparrow Nests

Posted by Amanda Joest on 7th Mar 2019

As spring slooooooowly approaches, I find that I am getting more and more questions regarding birdhouses and nest boxes. That alone is not unusual for me. What I have found surprising is that for the first time ever, I am getting requests from customers who want to attract nesting Sparrows.The response to this inquiry is a tricky one, as there is no real cut-and-dry answer.Attracting Nesting SparrowsSparrows do not usually nest in birdhouses or nest boxes. Those seeking to attract a nestin
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It's Peanut Butter (Not Jelly) Time! National Peanut Butter Day is January 24th!

Posted by Mackenzie Chapman on 23rd Jan 2019

It’s National Peanut Butter Day! January 24th is the day to eat a spoonful (or whole jar) of the tasty food spread we all know as peanut butter. It has been enjoyed by people commercially since the 19th century, but humans aren’t the only species that love this delectable treat! Birds also have a thing for peanut butter. Birds love our Pine Tree Farms Peanut Butter Suet! Peanut butter is not only nutritional, but also packed full of energy for the birds. These peanut butter suet cakes will
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Get Ready for Squirrel Appreciation Day 2K19!

Posted by Mackenzie Chapman on 18th Jan 2019

Today is the day to appreciate all 200+ species of squirrels! Squirrel Appreciation Day is observed annually on January 21. Squirrels can provide some quality entertainment when they aren't trying to sabotage our bird feeders. Though we try to shut down their evil plots at every chance by purchasing Pine Tree Farms Hot Pepper Suet Cakes,Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders, or even some Cole's Flaming Squirrel Seed Sauce, squirrels are still comical creatures. Squirrels, and birds too, will find o
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Bird Baths (Or How to Have the Coolest Spot in Town)

Posted by Amanda on 17th Jul 2018

We have said it before and we will say it again: If you want to attract birds to your yard, you need to offer a water source. And this isn’t just a suggestion, according to Cornell University, it is one of the best things you can do for your fine feathered friends.However, not all birdbaths are created equal. There are some do’s and don’ts as well as some guidelines that will help yours be the most attractive:DO NOT add glycerin or antifreeze to a birdbath. This has become somewhat c
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June is Great Outdoors Month | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 1st Jun 2018

June is bustin’ out all over! Celebrate June by celebrating Great Outdoors Month.What started off as Great Outdoors Week twenty years ago has since grown to span the entire month of June. The observance was created to encourage Americans to appreciate the natural world around them and to forgo screen time for getting in touch with nature and the outdoors.Visit the official Great Outdoors Month site or Recreation.gov for activities and events in your area or ideas on how you can celebrate.#
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