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Garden Gate: Episode 101 – Migrating birds at the feeder (Drew Monkman guest)

CHEX TV airdate: Friday Oct. 28th between 5 and 5:30pm. Click link to watch this episode online. Now is the time to keep your bird feeders full of quality fresh bird food! Migrating birds are more apt to drop by and visit your feeders if they are clean and full. They may drop by for […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 99 – Getting birds ready for colder weather (Sept. 30, 2016)

CHEX TV airdate: Friday Sept. 30th 5-5:30pm Click link to watch this episode online. As the days get shorter and the nights longer (and colder) birds need to fuel up on high energy food to survive. In the winter when the nights are long and VERY cold, birds need to eat from dawn till dusk […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 21-Suet and Peanut Feeders

Fatball Feeder Ring

CHEX TV air date: Fri. Sep. 20th, 2013 Click here to view this episode of ?The Garden Gate. Blue Jays, woodpeckers, chickadees, nuthatches and many other birds love peanuts and suet.? Even cardinals! The peanuts and suet give them the extra carbohydrates they need to stay warm through the long winter nights. There are a […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 4 – Choosing feeders for specific birds

Droll Yankees Finch Feeder

CHEX TV air date: Fri. Jan. 25th, 2013 Click here?to watch this episode of The Garden Gate. This episode of The Garden Gate discussed how to attract specific birds by choosing the right feeder and also the most attractive seed to each bird. Cardinals, woodpeckers, finches and many others each have a favourite food and […]

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