Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Trumbull Arts & Crafts Show

Hi Everyone
We had a wonderful time in Trumbull CT Sunday. They called for scattered rain but we prevailed.
I would like to share with you some pictures of another repeat customer that really enjoys gardens and birdhouses. Thank you Linda for sharing your pictures. There is nothing better than hearing stories of satisfied customers like you enjoying our birdhouses.

Thank you again for sharing Linda. We love the pictures.

Feeding The Birds During Winter

Here are some ways to attract birds to your yard during the fall and winter months.

Beef suet can be hung from November through April. The birds will eat it frozen as well.

Clean out the birdhouses that have been used throughout the Spring and Summer. Also add additional birdhouses to your yard. Birds that stay around will use them for warmth and protection during the cold winter months.

If you do not get to cleaning up your yard, that's okay for a bird. Birds will use the dead leaves as cover and will eat any seeds they find on the ground.

Birds need water, a heated bird bath or fresh water source filled daily will encourage them to come to your yard to drink and bathe.

A variety of feeders such as seed blocks, thistle tubes and sunflower seeds will attract goldfinches, chickadees, titmice and sparrows just to name a few.

 has many unique birdhouses. Come visit our website today.

Friday, September 4, 2015


There are over 40 species of bats in North America which makes it a good chance that there are bats in your yard. Bats feed on insects and therefore keep the population of mosquitoes and other insects at bay.

You can find bats in high canopy protecting trees. You will see them at dawn or dusk because they are nocturnal creatures. Bats like to be near water because that is where the insect population thrives. Believe it or not, bats like lampposts and lights, since this is also an attraction for insects.

For bats to visit your yard they need food, water and housing. A source of water such as a pond or creek should be no more than 1/4 mile away. This attracts insects which will attract bats.

A bat house is an excellent way to keep bats around in your yard. Place the bat house at least 14 to 15 feet high to the south, south east. Bats like the sun and love the temperature of 85 degrees or more.

These simple steps are just some ways to help the bat population thrive.