Learn all about the beautiful American Goldfinch on this episode. We show you different feeders that attract these sweet little birds and we also talk about why they may stop feeding from your finch feeders! Find a selection of finch feeders on our website here.
A weather stick is a traditional means of weather prediction. It is a piece of balsam fir mounted outdoors. It twists upwards in low humidity and downwards in high-humidity environments. They’re incredibly simple – just a stick with the bark removed and a little piece of the tree’s trunk left attached so that you can […]
For the past 22 years Richard’s focus has been on making decorated functional pottery. When he is creating, he tries to make the surface feel fresh and rich in colour. His pieces are intended to be used in a domestic environment so he keeps forms generally simple while being considerate of weight, attention to detail […]
https://youtu.be/XHaGrlrJeG8 We always have a great time visiting with artists J.P Schoss and Brenda Tucker of Dog Bite Steel. Our vehicle comes back packed with great pieces! And they never last long in the shop. Made from recycled propane and oil tanks, these colourful pieces add some quirkiness to your home or garden and are […]
A few years ago our bird food supplier created these marvelous seed cylinders. They are made with the same great quality bird seed that we receive fresh weekly from Millcreek seed company, located in Ontario. 2-3lbs of quality bird food is compressed into these seed cylinders. Birds such as woodpeckers, blue jays, nuthatches, chickadees, pileated […]
We LOVE colour! Check out all the fun and colourful items we carry in the shop. Tub Trugs, Metal flowers and birds, carpets and our super popular Solair chairs! Brighten things up this year and have some fun.
https://youtu.be/ewkBNGNjhis We carry a variety of tools to help you with all your gardening needs. The garden bandit and telesco weeder are Canadian made and very handy tools. They’re great for weeding. We’ve carried these tools since the day we opened in 2002. We also carry gloves, heat guards to help keep you […]
We’ve been busier than ever as have similar shops across North America. Just about everyone is putting up bird feeders and enjoying this new very relaxing hobby! Because we’ve all be so busy with this hobby some products are currently in very limited supply. Warehouses have been shut down and are just now […]
Are you ready to take the next step when it comes to back yard bird watching? We have some great bird identification books to help you figure out what bird you’re seeing in your garden or on the trail. We also have a butterfly guide which fits in your back pocket or glove compartment of […]
Buy Canadian! All of the wall art that we carry is made in Canada. We have items from Ontario to British Columbia. Beautiful windswept trees, concrete sculptures and super fun and quirky handmade pieces. Some pieces are powder coated steel so need very little care, others do well with a spray of clear coat if […]