At The Avant-Garden Shop we carry a wide variety of bird feeders but the most popular and best quality are those from Brome, Droll Yankees and Aspects. These feeders are made from high quality materials that last a lifetime. The tubes are made from a special UV protected plastic that doesn’t yellow or crack. The […]
Month: October 2019
Garden Tips: Are your feeding efforts helping or harming birds?
Feeding birds can be a source of tremendous pleasure. Whether songbirds at a seed feeder, woodpeckers at suet cage, or ducks and geese by a pond, watching them eat what you offer is at the same time exciting and calming. As the weather gets colder, migrating and overwintering birds can certainly use the extra calories […]
Garden Gate: Episode 175 – For the puzzler!
You might not think of The Avant-Garden Shop as a place to pick up a puzzle, but we have them! And they’re beautiful! Super high quality pieces that stick together well and are vibrant colours. And because we love flowers and birds there are lots of puzzles in those themes. In addition we have puzzles […]
Garden Gate: Episode 174 – Bird migration with Andrew Jobes (Sept. 27, 2019)
As the days get shorter and the nights cooler, birds begin their migration to warmer climates. Andrew Jobes, local ornithologist joins me on this episode of the Garden Gate to discuss bird migration.
Merci, gracias, thank you… on gratitude
“May we never let the things we can’t have, or don’t have, or shouldn’t have, spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have. As we value our happiness let us not forget it. For one of the greatest lessons in life is learning to be happy without the things we cannot […]