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Garden Gate: Episode 162 – Grackles and Starlings

Next to Squirrels, Grackles and Starlings are the most bothersome to backyard bird feeders.  They eat so much, come in large flocks and scare away the prettier birds like cardinals. During this episode of The Garden Gate I focus on types of seed and feeders that help to eliminate them from your garden and leave […]

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Garden Tips: Squirrels at Your Bird Feeder

Keeping squirrels away from feeders can be a constant effort. They eat a lot of seed, which makes maintaining your feeder more costly. They also dominate the feeder, scaring the birds we want to attract away. There’s another good reason to reduce squirrel and chipmunk access to your bird seed: they eat bird eggs and […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 52-Discouraging large birds

Finch Feeder

CHEX TV airdate: Friday Dec. 12th, 2014 Click link to watch it here! Feeding and watching the birds is a wonderful past time. ?You can spend hours watching the chickadees coming in to grab a seed one after another. ?Polite little birds! Then there are the goldfinches. They have such a pretty song, I could […]

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Come in to Win a Squirrel Buster Bird Feeder

Come in To Win

Brome, the manufacturers of the BEST squirrel proof feeder, is having a contest. Come into the store for a secret code. Enter online often for your chance to win one of 150 Squirrel Buster bird feeders. We carry 5 different styles of Squirrel Busters. The Plus, peanut, finch, classic and mini. Visit our website to […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 1 – Squirrel Buster Bird Feeders

Squirrel Buster Plus

CHEX TV air date: Fri. Dec. 14th, 2012 Click here to watch the FIRST episode of The Garden Gate.Late in 2012 I began a short TV spot on The 5 o’clock show on CHEX TV.? The first episode was on Squirrel Proof Bird feeders. YES, they do exist! I’ve had a great response so far […]

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Squirrel-Proofing Your Bird Feeder

Squirrel Buster Plus

Does this sound familiar? You’ve just filled your bird feeders and you’re successfully attracting a variety of songbirds to your backyard. But that’s not all you’re attracting: hordes of marauding squirrels are threatening to eat you, or at least the birds, out of house and home. With the price of birdseed these days, you can’t […]

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