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GARDEN GATE: Episode 256 – Attracting birds in the winter with heated bird baths (Jan 27, 2023)

Certain needs must be met to for any living creature to survive: food, water, and shelter from inclement weather and predators. These elements work together to form a critter’s habitat. No matter how ideal a habitat may appear to be in one or more of these areas, it will not be used by wildlife if […]

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Garden Tips: Attracting birds to your yard in the winter

People often ask why they don’t have many backyard birds in the winter. Here, we explore some of the many reasons why this might be. Birds need food, water, and suitable habitat year-round. The more of these available in your yard, and the better quality they are, the more likely you are to attract more […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 247 – Bird baths (Aug 12, 2022)

Bird baths added to your garden bring a lot of enjoyment for both you and the birds. We have a wide variety available including these ceramic bird baths, plus others on stands and even heated bird baths for winter use. Cleaning is important as is changing the water regularly to keep mosquitoes from breeding. Avoid […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 229-Heated bird baths (Nov. 19, 2021)

Winters in Canada are tough on birds. They spend all their time looking for food, water and shelter. Anything that we can do to help these beautiful little creatures is a good thing and will help them to survive the cold nights. Birds must eat from dawn until dusk just to survive the -30C nights. […]

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